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Master Gardener
Applications

Applications for the 2015 Chowan, Gates & Perquimans County Extension Master Gardener Program are currently being accepted. Training begins September 15 and continues every Tuesday from 3pm to 6pm for 14 weeks at the Agriculture Center in Edenton. The fee is $85. Apply online atgo.ncsu.edu/cgpemgapplication . About the program – Under the guidance of Extension agents, Master Gardener volunteers complete a 40 hour training program, pass an examination, and complete a 40 hour internship. For more information about the program, contact area coordinator, Katy Shook, at (252) 482-6585or kgshook@ncsu.edu

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EMGVlogoHelping

Master Gardener
Applications

Applications for the 2015 Chowan, Gates & Perquimans County Extension Master Gardener Program are currently being accepted. Training begins September 15 and continues every Tuesday from 3pm to 6pm for 14 weeks at the Agriculture Center in Edenton. The fee is $85. Apply online atgo.ncsu.edu/cgpemgapplication . About the program – Under the guidance of Extension agents, Master Gardener volunteers complete a 40 hour training program, pass an examination, and complete a 40 hour internship. For more information about the program, contact area coordinator, Katy Shook, at (252) 482-6585or kgshook@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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Plant Sciences Initiative Study Report

Plant Sciences
Initiative

Plant sciences initiative could spark NC economic growth, study finds A new economic study, released Jan. 12, shows that North Carolina has an opportunity to be the global hub for advanced plant sciences research and for the application of that research to expanding agricultural productivity. One page summary of the Initiative  View the Report

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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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Food Processing and Manufacturing Initiative

Food Processing and
Manufacturing Initiative

NC food processing and manufacturing initiative feasiblity study released The agricultural resources, industrial capacity and research innovation assets present in North Carolina create opportunities to catalyze development of value-added food processing and manufacturing businesses, according to a joint NC State-NCDA&CS economic feasibity study released Jan. 12. One page summary of the Initiative View the Full Report

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Ginkgo Leaves

Tree Talk: Meet the Ginkgo Tree

The Ginkgo tree is an ancient species that has much to offer in your landscape —especially their brilliant, but short lived fall color.  But you have to be a little… sexist… when you MORE » – from   Gardening

Bryce Lane

Introduction to Plant Identification popular

The Path to Successful Gardening  Six Week Course taught by Bryce Lane NCSU Professor & Lecturer Emeritus, Dept. of Horticultural Science Location JC Raulston Arboretum Registration $220 (Friends of the Arboretum Members, $180) Syllabus MORE » – from   Gardening

Become A Master Gardener!

Applications for the 2015 Chowan, Gates & Perquimans County Extension Master Gardener Program will be accepted beginning July 1. Training begins September 15 and continues every Tuesday from 3pm to 6pm for 14 MORE » – from   Chowan County Center

2015 Fun With Science Summer Program

Come have fun in this four day program for students interested in science.  The program will include information and hands-on experiments related to the science of light and radiation.  This is an in-depth science program and will MORE »

2015 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 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 »

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Bird Conservation in the Face of Future Climate Change WebinarThu Sep 10, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
http://www.sustainableforestswebinars.net/
— 2 weeks away
Extension Master Gardener TrainingTue Sep 15, 2015
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
730 N Granville St, Edenton, NC 27932, USA
— 3 weeks away
Extension Master Gardener TrainingTue Sep 22, 2015
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
730 N Granville St, Edenton, NC 27932, USA
— 4 weeks away
Extension Master Gardener TrainingTue Sep 29, 2015
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
730 N Granville St, Edenton, NC 27932, USA
— 1 month away
Extension Master Gardener TrainingTue Oct 6, 2015
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
730 N Granville St, Edenton, NC 27932, USA
— 1 month away
Extension Master Gardener TrainingTue Oct 13, 2015
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
730 N Granville St, Edenton, NC 27932, USA
— 2 months away
Extension Master Gardener TrainingTue Oct 20, 2015
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
730 N Granville St, Edenton, NC 27932, USA
— 2 months away
Extension Master Gardener TrainingTue Oct 27, 2015
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
730 N Granville St, Edenton, NC 27932, USA
— 2 months away
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