Camden Extension Connections: February 2024

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Adults in a class.Winter Agriculture Meetings

We annually hold several agriculture production meetings in December through February that focus on the major crops we grow here in Camden County. A total of 191 crop producers and agribusiness professionals attended these winter meetings that focused on corn, soybean, potato and wheat production. We are happy to provide this valuable service to our agricultural community which is a vibrant part of our local economy.

Upcoming Events

4-H Re-Enrollment

It’s time to re-enroll in 4-HOnline! If you are a returning 4-H member or volunteer, simply click the link below and re-enroll! If you are new to 4-H and want to learn more please contact Marcia Berry at marcia_berry@ncsu.edu for more information!

2024 Albemarle Area  4-H Livestock Show & Sale

We are excited to announce that registration for the 2024 Albemarle Area 4-H Livestock Show & Sale is now open. The show and sale will take place April 23 & 24, 2024. Visit the Albemarle Area 4-H Livestock Show Page for more information and to register

Journaling Workshop

Youth ages 10-17 are invited to participate in “The Writer in You Journaling Workshop.” Participants will discover journal writing tips, prompts, and techniques that will help them explore inner thoughts to start writing their story!
Free journal and pen with workshop! February 19th at the Camden Library 1-3 p.m. Register on the Journaling Workshop Page

SPIN Clubs

A 4-H SPIN club is a short commitment with a lasting impact! SPIN Clubs require 6 hours of instruction from our volunteers, so you can do 3 weeks at 2 hours per week, 6 weeks at 1 hour per week or stretch it out at once per month for 6 months. Do you possess a special skill that you would like pass on to our youth? Start a SPIN Club today. Contact Marcia Berry for more information.

4-H Project Record Books DUE

All project record books are due in our office by 5:00 p.m. on February 23rd.

Kitchen Tech Series

There are tons of kitchen tools available to the home cook; however, some of the tools can be overwhelming. Even seasoned cooks can be unsure of how to get the most out of their kitchen appliances. N.C. Cooperative Extension has classes to help! Visit the Kitchen Tech Series page for more information and to register visit.

ServSafe Food Safety Manager Course & Exam

Calling all those in the restaurant and food service industry! N.C. Cooperative Extension will be offering a ServSafe Food Safety Class in February. Visit the SevSafe Food Safety Manager Course page for more information and to register visit.

More In My Basket

Helping senior citizens make more out of their dollars is the goal of our More In My Basket program. The next food demonstration will be on March 7th at 10:00 a.m. at the Camden County Center for Active Adults. Please call our office (252.331.7630) for more details.