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2015 ServSafe
Classes

Why ServSafe Certification?    Because the ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)-Conference for Food Protection (CFP).Because the ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification Exam is valid, reliable and legally defensible.  Because it’s certification the industry trusts. In fact, more than 3 million ServSafe Food Protection Manager certifications have been awarded to date.  Cost $105.00, includes book, answer sheet, refreshments. ***Please Pre-register and pre-pay. Make checks payable to:   Yancey County Extension Account ***Book/test available in Spanish at no extra cost but must register three weeks prior to the class to avoid additional fees. October 2015 @ Yancey County Cooperative Extension Center, 30 E. Hwy 19E By-Pass, Burnsville,  NC Thursday, the 15th 9 to 5 Thursday, the 22nd, 9 to 5, Class and Test Maximum 20 Special classes can be set up with your organization to better fit your organization’s schedule, need to have at least eight people needing the training. Classes may be canceled if pre-registration is low To register call Yancey County Cooperative Extension 30 E Hwy 19E By-Pass Burnsville, NC 28714 828 682-6186 or email: norma_chrisawn@ncsu.edu

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2015 ServSafe
Classes

Why ServSafe Certification?    Because the ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)-Conference for Food Protection (CFP).Because the ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification Exam is valid, reliable and legally defensible.  Because it’s certification the industry trusts. In fact, more than 3 million ServSafe Food Protection Manager certifications have been awarded to date.  Cost $105.00, includes book, answer sheet, refreshments. ***Please Pre-register and pre-pay. Make checks payable to:   Yancey County Extension Account ***Book/test available in Spanish at no extra cost but must register three weeks prior to the class to avoid additional fees. October 2015 @ Yancey County Cooperative Extension Center, 30 E. Hwy 19E By-Pass, Burnsville,  NC Thursday, the 15th 9 to 5 Thursday, the 22nd, 9 to 5, Class and Test Maximum 20 Special classes can be set up with your organization to better fit your organization’s schedule, need to have at least eight people needing the training. Classes may be canceled if pre-registration is low To register call Yancey County Cooperative Extension 30 E Hwy 19E By-Pass Burnsville, NC 28714 828 682-6186 or email: norma_chrisawn@ncsu.edu

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Yancey County
Extension is on Facebook

Like Yancey County Cooperative Extension on Facebook to see what's happening. We now have a Yancey County Small Farms' facebook page; check out the educational information, workshops and events. Also keep up with the current events of Yancey County 4-H by joining their facebook page. Also, check out Living Fresh with FCS, the new Family & Consumer Sciences Facebook page for excellent information and tips on food safety, nutrition, food preservation, etc. Also, see the Dig-In Garden Facebook page to learn what's happening with the Dig-In Community Garden Project.

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Grower Application
for TRACTOR (Ag Center)

The Yancey-Mitchell AG Center, known as TRACTOR (Toe River Aggregation Center Training Organization Regional) will open soon for the 2014 growing season.  If you are a farmer who wishes to participate by being a supplier for this project, please complete the TRACTOR Application for Farmers and Producers.  Please click the Word or PDF format to download the form.  You may send or bring the Application to Cooperative Extension, 10 Orchard Drive, Burnsville, NC, 28714, or e-mail it to norma_chrisawn@ncsu.edu or contact Robin Smith at 284-7187 for information on how you can move product through the TRACTOR facility. Your response and participation is very important to this project and is greatly appreciated.

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Grower Application
for TRACTOR (Ag Center)

The Yancey-Mitchell AG Center, known as TRACTOR (Toe River Aggregation Center Training Organization Regional) will open soon for the 2014 growing season.  If you are a farmer who wishes to participate by being a supplier for this project, please complete the TRACTOR Application for Farmers and Producers.  Please click the Word or PDF format to download the form.  You may send or bring the Application to Cooperative Extension, 10 Orchard Drive, Burnsville, NC, 28714, or e-mail it to norma_chrisawn@ncsu.edu or contact Robin Smith at 284-7187 for information on how you can move product through the TRACTOR facility. Your response and participation is very important to this project and is greatly appreciated.

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2015 ServSafe
Classes

Why ServSafe Certification?    Because the ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)-Conference for Food Protection (CFP).Because the ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification Exam is valid, reliable and legally defensible.  Because it’s certification the industry trusts. In fact, more than 3 million ServSafe Food Protection Manager certifications have been awarded to date.  Cost $105.00, includes book, answer sheet, refreshments. ***Please Pre-register and pre-pay. Make checks payable to:   Yancey County Extension Account ***Book/test available in Spanish at no extra cost but must register three weeks prior to the class to avoid additional fees. October 2015 @ Yancey County Cooperative Extension Center, 30 E. Hwy 19E By-Pass, Burnsville,  NC Thursday, the 15th 9 to 5 Thursday, the 22nd, 9 to 5, Class and Test Maximum 20 Special classes can be set up with your organization to better fit your organization’s schedule, need to have at least eight people needing the training. Classes may be canceled if pre-registration is low To register call Yancey County Cooperative Extension 30 E Hwy 19E By-Pass Burnsville, NC 28714 828 682-6186 or email: norma_chrisawn@ncsu.edu

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Gaps Tier I Awareness Training

GAPS TIER I AWARENESS TRAINING Food safety continues to be a major focus area related to fresh produce and local food systems.  Markets are increasingly requesting that vendors be GAP (Good Agricultural Practices) MORE »

Apple Tree Grafting Workshops

Grafting Workshops Yancey County Center – Monday, February 29 (9 am – 12 noon; Tuesday, March 1 (9 am – 12 noon & 6 pm – 9 pm) 30 E. US Hwy 19E MORE »

Up Coming Events

Up-Coming Events Presented by Yancey Cooperative Extension Center Vegetable Disease Workshop: Time:  Thursday, 2/18/16  6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Place:  Yancey Extension Center, 30 E. US Hwy 19E By-Pass, Burnsville, NC GAPs Training: MORE »

2016 Plant Sale

The Yancey County Cooperative Extension Service is now taking orders for several different plants for the 2016 planting season. Anyone desiring to order plants may do so at the Cooperative Extension Center located MORE »

2015 Farm City Outstanding Achievement Awards

In the annual celebration of Farm-City Week, North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Yancey County Center, in cooperation with local civic organizations and sponsors, would like to recognize members of the community who have made MORE »

New Location for Yancey County Extension Center

The Yancey County Cooperative Extension Center has moved into the new building.  We are now located at 30 East US Highway 19E By-Pass, Burnsville, NC, in the old Forest Service Building.  Phone service is MORE »

2016 WNC Agricultural Options Grant Application

Grants for diversifying farmers now available.   WNC AgOptions intent to apply deadline Oct. 16; Application deadline Nov. 13. WNC Agricultural Options is now accepting grant applications from farmers diversifying or expanding their businesses. MORE »

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Vegetable Disease WorkshopThu Feb 18, 2016
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Where:
30 E U.S. Hwy 19E Bypass, Burnsville, NC 28714, USA
— 6 days away
Apple Pruning WorkshopSat Feb 27, 2016
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
Shady Lane Farm, 311 Arbuckle Road, Burnsville, NC 2714
— 2 weeks away
Apple Grafting WorkshopMon Feb 29, 2016
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
30 E U.S. Hwy 19E Bypass, Burnsville, NC 28714, USA
— 2 weeks away
Apple Grafting WorkshopTue Mar 1, 2016
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM— 3 weeks away
Apple Grafting WorkshopTue Mar 1, 2016
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM— 3 weeks away
Apple Grafting Workshop - Mitchell Co. Coop. Extension CenterThu Mar 3, 2016
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Mitchell Agricultural Services, 10 S Mitchell Ave, Bakersville, NC 28705, United States
— 3 weeks away
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