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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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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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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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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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Solar panels

Solar Energy Property
Tax Resources

With a surge in solar power installations across North Carolina, Extension specialists have developed materials to address questions about tax implications, land appraisal and more. Solar Generation Property Taxation Solar and Wind Energy Development Opportunities: Tax Implications

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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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Community Gardening Handbook $10 plus shipping

Hard Copies of the NC State Community Gardening Handbook are Now Available for Order – $10 plus shipping To order your copy of the 78 page handbook send an email to  extension_publications@ncsu.edu include: Title: Collard MORE » – from   Gardening

FarmTransition

Farm Transition Workshop – February 19

Chowan County Cooperative Extension and The University of Mount Olive Agribusiness Center present Farm Transition Planning: Strategies and Solutions Friday, February 19, 2016 Chowan County Cooperative Extension Center 730 North Granville Street – MORE » – from   Gates County Center

Farmland

Most Americans have never stepped foot on a farm or ranch or even talked to the people who grow and raise the food we eat.  FARMLAND will take an intimate look at the MORE »

4-H Wreath Fundraiser

It is that time of year again! Be sure to order one of these beautiful wreaths to get you in the holiday spirit this season. All proceeds help support Perquimans County 4-H. Call MORE »

2015 Summer 4-H Newsletter

Please take a look at our 2015 Summer 4-H Newsletter! You will not want to miss reading about all of the wonderful things our Perquimans County 4-H’ers have been doing! Also, mark your calendars MORE »

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 »

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[ProNR] The Growing Interest in Longleaf WorkshopThu May 5, 2016
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM Where:
Paul D Camp Community College, 100 N College Dr, Franklin, VA 23851, United States
— 4 days away
Gardening in the AlbemarleTue Sep 20, 2016
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
730 N Granville St, Edenton, NC 27932, USA
— 5 months away
Gardening in the AlbemarleTue Sep 27, 2016
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
730 N Granville St, Edenton, NC 27932, USA
— 5 months away
Gardening in the AlbemarleTue Oct 4, 2016
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
730 N Granville St, Edenton, NC 27932, USA
— 5 months away
Gardening in the AlbemarleTue Oct 11, 2016
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
730 N Granville St, Edenton, NC 27932, USA
— 5 months away
Gardening in the AlbemarleTue Oct 18, 2016
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
730 N Granville St, Edenton, NC 27932, USA
— 6 months away
Gardening in the AlbemarleTue Oct 25, 2016
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
730 N Granville St, Edenton, NC 27932, USA
— 6 months away
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