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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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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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Asian Tiger Mosquito on skin

Mosquito Control
Around The Home And In Communities

Mosquitoes are important pests because their biting activity often interferes with outdoor activities and can transmit disease organisms to people and domestic animals. Most mosquitoes are active during twilight hours and at night; however, around the home, the mosquitoes that breed in discarded containers are active during the day. Mosquitoes need water to complete their life cycle. They can breed in almost any source of water. Pesticides are only a short-term solution to nuisance mosquito problems. Find out more about how to control mosquitoes at:  http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/depts/ent/notes/Urban/mosquito.htm

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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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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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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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EVENTS View All
Extension Master Gardener Plant SaleSat Sep 27, 2014
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
730 N Granville St, Edenton, NC, United States
— 1 week away
Gardening in the AlbemarleThu Oct 9, 2014
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM Where:
730 N Granville St, Edenton, NC 27932, USA
— 3 weeks away
Extension Master Gardener TrainingTue Sep 15, 2015
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
730 N Granville St, Edenton, NC 27932, USA
— 12 months away
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