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Description:

The Marketing Division of the North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services is planning a series of risk management workshops on “Managing Price Volatility/Identifying Macro Indicators”. There is no charge for these workshops and the following topics will be covered: Introduction to Grain Hedging, Basis, Trading, Cost of Carry, Cotton Futures, Option Trading on Futures and Equities, and macro forces impacting the hedger. There will be an emphasis on the principles of options, spreading strategies, and using options to manage financial risk. Energy derivatives traded at the CME/NYMEX will be explained as well as trading strategies to manage your exposure to business community. The meeting will be at the Johnston County Extension Center on Wednesday, January 23rd at 10:00 AM. Please pre-register by calling the extension office at 989-5380 by January 19th.

Jan 23 Wed

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Jun 18 Tue
Johnston County Agricultural Center, 2736 NC-210, Smithfield, NC 27577, USA Johnston County Agricultural Center, 2736 NC-210, Smithfield, NC 27577, USA Johnston County Center 19 hours away
Description: Why: 
The agricultural industry is considered one of the most dangerous forms of employment due to the high-risk of injury involved. To reduce this, more preventable health and safety risk education is being required on the farm. The Worker Protection Standard (WPS) is one of the requirements from the EPA requiring annual farmworker training for all agricultural workers. In addition, the EPA's list of required concepts has been revised from 11 to 23 topics.


What: 
This is a lot of information and that is why the Extension Farmworker Health & Safety Education Program is taking the lead, and helping growers.The Program helps farmers meet compliance with regulations and certifications by providing trainings that meet U.S. EPA WPS (Worker Protection Standard) and GAP (Good Agricultural Practices) standards using the new national standard training material. Our curriculum consists as follows:

Training Components:
Pesticide Safety (Worker Protection Standard): 25 minutes
Heat Stress Prevention: 20 minutes
Green Tobacco Sickness: 10 minutes
Evaluation Survey: 20 minutes
Q & A: 10 minutes
Wellness Tips: 5
TOTAL: 90 minutes

Assisting Farmers with Compliance Training:
The training comes with a certificate of completion and all necessary documentation for record keeping and is completely FREE as past of an Extension service.

Click here to register

Contact: Luis Cruz 
Johnston County Cooperative Extension 
919-210-8805 
ldcruzsa@ncsu.edu 
Jun 19 Wed
Johnston County Agricultural Center, 2736 NC-210, Smithfield, NC 27577, USA Johnston County Agricultural Center, 2736 NC-210, Smithfield, NC 27577, USA Johnston County Center 21 hours away
Description: Why: 
The agricultural industry is considered one of the most dangerous forms of employment due to the high-risk of injury involved. To reduce this, more preventable health and safety risk education is being required on the farm. The Worker Protection Standard (WPS) is one of the requirements from the EPA requiring annual farmworker training for all agricultural workers. In addition, the EPA's list of required concepts has been revised from 11 to 23 topics.


What: 
This is a lot of information and that is why the Extension Farmworker Health & Safety Education Program is taking the lead, and helping growers.The Program helps farmers meet compliance with regulations and certifications by providing trainings that meet U.S. EPA WPS (Worker Protection Standard) and GAP (Good Agricultural Practices) standards using the new national standard training material. Our curriculum consists as follows:

Training Components:
Pesticide Safety (Worker Protection Standard): 25 minutes
Heat Stress Prevention: 20 minutes
Green Tobacco Sickness: 10 minutes
Evaluation Survey: 20 minutes
Q & A: 10 minutes
Wellness Tips: 5
TOTAL: 90 minutes

Assisting Farmers with Compliance Training:
The training comes with a certificate of completion and all necessary documentation for record keeping and is completely FREE as past of an Extension service.

Click here to register

Contact: Luis Cruz 
Johnston County Cooperative Extension 
919-210-8805 
ldcruzsa@ncsu.edu 
Jun 19 Wed
Johnston County Livestock Arena, 520 County Home Rd, Smithfield, NC 27577, USA Johnston County Livestock Arena, 520 County Home Rd, Smithfield, NC 27577, USA Johnston County Center 1 week away
Description:
Ages 10 and up      Registration Deadline 6-20-2019   
Did you ever wondered “How did that work”? Well,
we’ve got a workshop for that. Participants will have fun with hands-on
science activities and learn how and why they work. You will build a
solar oven and bake cookies (weather permitting), design and build a
self-propelled car, make a walking stickman, make Ice Cream in a bag
and more.
Bring a bag lunch and wear old clothes.

Meet at the JC Livestock Arena
Instructors: Teresa Byrd and Laura Pilkington 


Click here for more information and to register
Jun 27 Thu
Johnston County Agricultural Center, 2736 NC-210, Smithfield, NC 27577, USA Johnston County Agricultural Center, 2736 NC-210, Smithfield, NC 27577, USA Johnston County Center 3 weeks away
Description: Ages 8 and up                Prior Quilting Experience Required                Registration Deadline 7/1/2019



Have you ever wanted a challenging quilt pattern? This is your chance to take on
a challenging pattern with some of the best quilters in Johnston County! We will be using sewing machines and irons. Participants will need to be here ALL three days to complete the project.


Bring your lunch.


Meet at the Extension Office
Instructors: Jo Co Quilters


Click here for more information and to register.
Jul 8 Mon
Johnston County Agricultural Center, 2736 NC-210, Smithfield, NC 27577, USA Johnston County Agricultural Center, 2736 NC-210, Smithfield, NC 27577, USA Johnston County Center 4 weeks away
Description:
Ages 8-14      Registration Deadline 7/8/2019 
In our week long camp we will explore
various ways to grow produce, evaluate recycling in the garden, turn
plain vegetables into masterpieces in the kitchen and brainstorm ways
to serve our communities through backyard gardens! Join us for a
week long camp where kids get to learn while having fun and dive into
the world of growing produce!
Bring your lunch.

Meet at the Extension Office
Instructors: Johnston County Extension Master Gardeners


Click here for more information and to register.
Jul 15 Mon