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UNC-TV's North
Carolina Now features NC Cooperative Extension

North Carolina Cooperative Extension has been extending the knowledge and improving the lives of the state’s citizens since it was established in 1914 — growing North Carolina for 100 years! To commemorate the Centennial of NC Cooperative Extension, UNC-TV — North Carolina’s statewide public television network —will produce and broadcast a special series on NC’s only statewide weeknightly public affairs program, North Carolina Now. TUNE IN THURSDAYS AT 7:30 PM for these special stories throughout 2014: 4/24 — Youth and 4-H 5/29 — New Agriculture/Niche Marketing 6/26 — Environmental Stewardship 7/24 — Local Foods 8/28 — Disaster Preparedness 9/25 — Green Industry 10/30 — Food Safety 11/27 — Family Health and Nutrition 12/18 — Future of Cooperative Extension

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Growing our State postcard image

UNC-TV's North
Carolina Now features NC Cooperative Extension

North Carolina Cooperative Extension has been extending the knowledge and improving the lives of the state’s citizens since it was established in 1914 — growing North Carolina for 100 years! To commemorate the Centennial of NC Cooperative Extension, UNC-TV — North Carolina’s statewide public television network —will produce and broadcast a special series on NC’s only statewide weeknightly public affairs program, North Carolina Now. TUNE IN THURSDAYS AT 7:30 PM for these special stories throughout 2014: 4/24 — Youth and 4-H 5/29 — New Agriculture/Niche Marketing 6/26 — Environmental Stewardship 7/24 — Local Foods 8/28 — Disaster Preparedness 9/25 — Green Industry 10/30 — Food Safety 11/27 — Family Health and Nutrition 12/18 — Future of Cooperative Extension

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From left: Mitchell Lewis, host of "North Carolina Now," discusses Extension's centennial with Dr. Fletcher Barber, associate administrator for Extension at N.C. A&T State University, and Dr. Joe Zublena, Extension director at N.C. State University.From left: Mitchell Lewis, host of "North Carolina Now," discusses Extension's centennial with Dr. Fletcher Barber, associate administrator for Extension at N.C. A&T State University, and Dr. Joe Zublena, Extension director at N.C. State University.

State Extension
leaders share Centennial highlights on UNC-TV

Cooperative Extension's 100 years of service and its ongoing mission and programs are the topic of a UNC-TV interview with Extension leaders Dr. Joe Zublena, of N.C. State University, and Dr. Fletcher Barber, of N.C. A&T State University.

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Add to the centennial
chatter with Twitter

Cooperative Extension professionals and their clients nationwide are using social media to share their insights into the organization's history and its impact.

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A century of
impact

North Carolina Cooperative Extension has been extending lives and changing lives for 100 years. Our online timeline provides a glimpse into our beginnings and the impact we've had on our state's economy, environment and quality of life.

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Then: Canning programs for girls. Now: Food preservation programs for families and for businesses.

Then and Now:
Preserving food for income and good nutrition

Cooperative Extension's food safety and preservation programs have their roots in early efforts to help girls earn additional farm income and have a safe, nutritious and adequate supply of food at home. Since then, they've proven invaluable in helping families through depressions, recessions and wartime and in helping North Carolinians launch food-based businesses.

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Plans Underway for May Celebrations popular

Mark your calendars now to join N.C. Cooperative Extension for two centennial celebrations May 19 and 20. Extension employees, as well as county stakeholders and partners are invited to attend. The Extension Centennial MORE »

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Pioneering Extension family educator dies

A pioneering educator who devoted decades to improving the lives of North Carolinians, especially its women and children, passed away Jan. 31 at the age of 91. Ada Braswell Dalla Pozza of Cary MORE »

Woodrow Wilson signed the Smith-Lever Act with into law on May 8, 1914. This Library of Congress photo is actually not that signing. It is the first posed photograph of President Wilson with wife, Edith, after he'd had a stroke.

Happy birthday, Cooperative Extension

Cooperative Extension celebrates its centennial in 2014, commemorating the Smith-Lever Act and celebrating the impact the Extension system has made on people nationwide through life-changing education. The act provided funding and a structure for MORE »

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Scotland County NCCES Centennial CelebrationThu May 1, 2014
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Laurinburg Presbyterian Church, West Church Street, Laurinburg, NC, United States
— 2 weeks away
Chowan County Extension Report To The People & Centennial CelebrationMon May 5, 2014
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
Chowan County Public Safety Center
— 3 weeks away
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