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2016 Anson Ag Expo &
Fair September 23-24

Mark your calendars for the weekend of September 23-24, the dates for this year’s Anson Ag Expo & Fair.  The event’s planning committee has started meeting to prepare for the annual fall festivities. The annual 4-H Youth Livestock Show will be held again this year at Circle G Arena on Friday and Saturday, and the Ag Fair will be held at the Extension Center in Wadesboro on Saturday. The 4-H Youth Livestock Show will begin at 6:00 pm on Friday and again at 9:45 am on Saturday in Lilesville.  The Ag Fair will be open to the public on Saturday from 9:00 am until 2:00 pm in Wadesboro. Make plans to participate in this year’s fair, by saving a jar of canned goods, or preparing a favorite house plant.  In addition, a new category has been added this year for dried foods.  There is something for everyone. Be on the lookout for more information to come, including time schedules, fair book release, and much more.  Come out and join the fun, and help us celebrate agriculture in Anson. *As we are planning for this years festivities, please check back for more information and links to additional resources. Anson Ag Fair Book Rules & Regulations 4-H Livestock Show Rules 4-H Livestock Show Registration 2016 Ag Expo & Fair Poster

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2016 Anson Ag Expo &
Fair September 23-24

Mark your calendars for the weekend of September 23-24, the dates for this year’s Anson Ag Expo & Fair.  The event’s planning committee has started meeting to prepare for the annual fall festivities. The annual 4-H Youth Livestock Show will be held again this year at Circle G Arena on Friday and Saturday, and the Ag Fair will be held at the Extension Center in Wadesboro on Saturday. The 4-H Youth Livestock Show will begin at 6:00 pm on Friday and again at 9:45 am on Saturday in Lilesville.  The Ag Fair will be open to the public on Saturday from 9:00 am until 2:00 pm in Wadesboro. Make plans to participate in this year’s fair, by saving a jar of canned goods, or preparing a favorite house plant.  In addition, a new category has been added this year for dried foods.  There is something for everyone. Be on the lookout for more information to come, including time schedules, fair book release, and much more.  Come out and join the fun, and help us celebrate agriculture in Anson. *As we are planning for this years festivities, please check back for more information and links to additional resources. Anson Ag Fair Book Rules & Regulations 4-H Livestock Show Rules 4-H Livestock Show Registration 2016 Ag Expo & Fair Poster

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Where does Anson
County rank in agricultural categories?

Agriculture is important to the economy in Anson County. Check out where we rank and see why agriculture is big business.

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Welcome to Anson
County Cooperative Extension!

Regular Business Hours The North Carolina Cooperative Extension Center in Anson County observes standard county hours of operation and holidays. January 1, 2015 our office will observe new office hours.  We are open for business from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and we will be closing for lunch from 12 noon until 1 p.m. Of course, we frequently have evening meetings and weekend workshops when you can catch us too. If you need to meet with us at a time different from standard hours, just call. We will be happy to accommodate your schedule.

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Anson County
Voluntary and Enhanced Voluntary Agricultural District Ordinance

Supporting documents and the county's ordinance in its entirety can be downloaded from this site.

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Consumer Horticulture

Extension's Gardening Portal at NC State University provides access to a wealth of information, events and resources for gardeners in North Carolina.  Managed by the State Urban Horticulture Specialist and Cooperative Extension Horticulture Agents throughout the state, it is your doorway to guidance about successfully growing vegetables, herbs, fruits, flowers and ornamentals in your landscape.

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JessicaMorgan, Agricultural Agent, presents the Outstanding Farmer of the Year Award.

Community Celebrates Farm-City Week

Ag producers, business representatives and community leaders from across the county attended the annual Farm-City Week dinner, held Tuesday, September 20 at the Lockhart-Taylor Center of South Piedmont Community College in Wadesboro. The MORE »

Youth Livestock Show Set for Next Week

The annual Anson Ag Expo and Fair provides a variety of traditional agricultural events and competitions.  One of the big draws each year is the 4-H Youth Livestock Show.  If you are in MORE »

T-shirt design by Aimee Colf, Agricultural Extension Agent

Ag T-Shirts are Here

Celebrate agriculture!  And show your pride in Anson County’s agricultural heritage by wearing a t-shirt that says so.  Celebrating Anson County Agriculture t-shirts have arrived at the Cooperative Extension Center and are now MORE »

Feral Hog Control Program

Anson County Extension will be hosting USDA- APHIS Wildlife Services for an informational meeting on Tuesday, July 19th, at 10:30AM for local farmers dealing with feral swine issues in agricultural crops. The meeting MORE »

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Dates Set for 2016 Anson Ag Expo & Fair

Mark your calendars for the weekend of September 23-24, the dates for this year’s Anson Ag Expo & Fair.  The event’s planning committee has started meeting to prepare for the annual fall festivities. MORE »

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Beat the Squash Vine Borer

If you’re like me, at some point in your gardening years a simple little white caterpillar has gotten the best of you. Your squash vines have suddenly collapsed again! Squash Vine Borer is MORE » – from   Stanly County Center

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EVENTS View All
Eager Beaver 4-H Club MeetingSat Oct 15, 2016
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
Anson County Cooperative Extension Center, 501 McLaurin St., Wadesboro, NC 28170
— 3 weeks away
Office Closed for Veterans DayFri Nov 11 - Fri Nov 11, 2016 - ALL DAY— 1 month away
Eager Beaver 4-H Club MeetingSat Nov 19, 2016
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
Anson County Cooperative Extension Center, 501 McLaurin St., Wadesboro, NC 28170
— 2 months away
Office Closed for Thanksgiving Thu Nov 24 - Thu Nov 24, 2016 - ALL DAY— 2 months away
Office Closed for Thanksgiving Fri Nov 25 - Fri Nov 25, 2016 - ALL DAY— 2 months away
Eager Beaver 4-H Club MeetingSat Dec 17, 2016
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
Anson County Cooperative Extension Center, 501 McLaurin St., Wadesboro, NC 28170
— 3 months away
Office Cloased for ChristmasMon Dec 26 - Mon Dec 26, 2016 - ALL DAY— 3 months away
Office Cloased for ChristmasTue Dec 27 - Tue Dec 27, 2016 - ALL DAY— 3 months away
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