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NC Cooperative Extension Service_Conference Listening Session_11-6-13

NC Cooperative
Extension Service Announces Strategic Plan

The Cooperative Extension Service at NC State outlines its vision for restructuring over the next 22 months by targeting its strengths and improving access to services across the state.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service_Conference Listening Session_11-6-13

NC Cooperative
Extension Service Announces Strategic Plan

The Cooperative Extension Service at NC State outlines its vision for restructuring over the next 22 months by targeting its strengths and improving access to services across the state.

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Fruits and vegetable produce stand

Horticulture
InfoSearches Provide Answers!

Looking for answers to fruit, vegetable, weed or floriculture questions? The NC State University Department of Horticulture invites you to try their powerful, but focused search engines designed to provide answers from the scientific literature, trade and association magazines/websites and NC State University, and archive (repository of literature dating back to the 1800s).  Use these search engines for all of your fruit, vegetable, weed and floriculture questions. Floriculture InfoSearch Fruit InfoSearch Vegetable InfoSearch Weed InfoSearch

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NCSU Floriculture InfoSearch screen

Floriculture
InfoSearch

Floriculture InfoSearch is a powerful, but focused search engine designed to bring you floriculture information from the scientific literature, trade and association magazines/websites, NC State University, and the American Floral Endowment Floriculture Archive (repository of literature dating back to the 1800s). Use this search engine for all of your floriculture questions. http://floricultureinfosearch.ces.ncsu.edu/

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Munsell color book being used to determine the hue, value and chroma of a soil.

Soil 101: Introduction
to Soil – Online!

Understanding soil is a basic skill needed by anyone interested in agriculture, environmental science, gardening, natural resource management, and water quality. Traditionally, to gain that skill, a person has had to pay college tuition and spend long hours in a classroom. Now, with the power of the internet at your fingertips, the NC Cooperative Extension Service is bringing a first class Introduction to Soil education to your office, dining room table, or local coffee shop. Learn more about this open online course at http://go.ncsu.edu/introduction-to-soil

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Catfaced strawberry

New Strawberry
Diagnostic Tool

An interdisciplinary team of  NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences extension specialists have created a new, mobile-friendly, database driven tool to help strawberry growers visually diagnose disorders. The new Strawberry Diagnostic Key provides a way to filter by visual characteristics to identify problems. Results include details about the disorders and possible management strategies. The Strawberry Diagnostic Key was developed with funding in part from the Strawberry Sustainability Initiativethe Walmart FoundationUniversity of ArkansasSouthern Region IPM CenterNorth Carolina State University Cooperative Extension Service and the North Carolina Strawberry Association.

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2014 Perquimans County 4-H Summer Ventures!

Looking for fun, hands-on learning opportunities for your kids this summer?  Well look no further.  Click on the attachment to see what classes are being offered this summer.  Our classes range from cooking MORE »

2014 Fun With Science Summer Program

Come have fun in this three day program for students interested in science.  The program will include information and hands-on experiments related to forensic science.  This is an in-depth science program and will be presented by retired MORE »

ABOVE GROUND STORAGE TANK REGULATIONS

As you probably know, EPA has been proposing regulations for above ground storage tanks that include those on farms for a number of years. Several deadlines to enact these regulations have come and MORE »

Wheat Update

Due to a run of good weather, we had a “long” planting season for wheat.  Wheat is anywhere from 3 or more tillers down to some that just emerged before wet, cold weather MORE »

Summer 4-H CAMP 2013

Summer 4-H Camp 2013 Enjoy outdoor living skills, team challenge course, high ropes, rock climbing tower, canoeing, kayaking, swimming, nature studies, target sports, land sports, arts and crafts, campfires, hiking, fishing, crabbing and MORE »

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Ask A Master Gardener - Garden HelplineTue Sep 2, 2014
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM— 2 weeks away
Extension Master Gardener Plant SaleSat Sep 27, 2014
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
730 N Granville St, Edenton, NC, United States
— 1 month away
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