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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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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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Extension Master Gardener Volunteers

Extension Master
Gardeners

The Extension Master Gardener program is an educational program designed to enhance public education in consumer horticulture. Volunteers work under the guidance of NC Cooperative Extension agents.

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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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Martin County 4-H Canned Goods Contest

Our annual Martin County Farm Heritage Day Fair will be on December 6, 2014 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Bob Martin Ag. Center. We would like to invite all youth MORE »

Martin County 4-H Cake/Pie/Candy Contest

Our annual Martin County Farm Heritage Day Fair will be on December 6, 2014 from          9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Bob Martin Ag. Center. We would like to invite all youth MORE »

NCC Conducting STAX/Farm Bill Workshops

NCC Conducting STAX/Farm Bill Workshops October 6, 2014 Contact: T. Cotton Nelson or Marjory Walker (901) 274-9030 MEMPHIS — The National Cotton Council (NCC) has scheduled 25 educational meetings across the Cotton Belt MORE » – from   Cotton

Duplin County – Cotton Defoliation

Some good cotton defoliation advice from Curtis D. Fountain, Duplin County Agricultural Extension Agent – Field Crops Overview Much of the 2014 Duplin Co. 7,537 acres cotton crop is planted on sandy soils.  MORE » – from   Cotton

Peanut and Tobacco News

Peanut and Tobacco Newsletter Lorsban for Rootworms This year there is probably a greater risk of rootworms because of all the rain. If you have fields that have high to moderate risk for MORE »

Field Crops News

Field Crop News July 10, 2014 Cotton As you are scouting your fields, I am sure you are all looking at plant bugs and stink bugs.  Decisions spraying need to be made on MORE »

Southern Rust in Corn

Southern Corn Rust has been identified in eastern, NC. More information can be found in the following publication by Ron Heiniger and Steve Koenning. Southern Rust in Corn in MORE »

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Deadline to submit AgVentures Grant ApplicationsWed Dec 17, 2014
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM— 3 weeks away
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