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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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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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NCCEAPA Herter-O’Neal Scholarship

Nominations are being sought for a $750 scholarship offered by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Administrative Professionals Association (NCCEAPA) through March 18, 2015. The scholarship is available to North Carolina residents pursuing a MORE »

2014 Upper Coastal Plain Station

Greenhouse Nutrition popular

There has been a lot of discussion about the do’s and don’ts of greenhouse fertility management. As we approach the greenhouse season, take a look at these publications from the Soil Science Department MORE » – from   Tobacco Growers Information

Martin County 4-H Volunteer Wins District Award

The North Carolina 4-H Volunteer Leaders Association held their annual meeting February 7-8, 2015 in Raleigh NC, on the Campus of North Carolina State University. Jean Brownfield, Martin County 4-H Volunteer, received the MORE »

2014 NC Cotton Variety Performance

Cotton variety selection is one the most important decisions affecting the grower’s bottom line. Once a variety is planted, the genetic yield potential for that particular field is set for that season. Beyond MORE » – from   Cotton

Phytogen names commercial varieties.

Phytogen has promoted 4 experimental varieties to their commercial line. The new varieties are PHY 312 WRF, PHY 444 WRF, PHY 487 WRF and PHY 552 WRF. Below is a link to the MORE » – from   Cotton

Xtendflex variety trial results

Below are results of two trials comparing Xtendflex cotton varieties to several commercial standards conducted by Dr. Alan York. All of these varieties may not be commercially available. From what I understand at MORE » – from   Cotton

2015 Martin County 4-H Poultry Chain

It’s that time of year again! It is time to register for the 2015 Martin County 4-H Poultry Chain. Please see the attached flyer and call the Martin County 4-H Office at 252-789-4370 MORE »

Martin County 4-H January 2015 Newsletter

Be sure to check out the January 2015 of the Martin County 4-H “Clover Times!” Look for great events and happenings for the month of January! If you would like more information please MORE »

2015 Northeast 4-H District Teen Retreat

Get ready! It is time to start thinking about the 2015 Northeast 4-H District Teen Retreat! Teen Retreat will be March 13th-15th, 2015 in Beaufort County, NC. This is an awesome event for MORE »

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 »

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Martin County 4-H Teen Retreat Parent/4-H'er meetingThu Mar 5, 2015 Today
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM— 6 hours away
Martin County 4-H Presentation MeetingThu Mar 12, 2015
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM— 1 week away
Southern Foresters' Climate Observations: State Comparisons and Spatial TrendsThu Mar 19, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
http://forestrywebinars.net
— 2 weeks away
Invasive Plant Best Management Practices WebinarTue Mar 24, 2015
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
http://www.sustainableforestswebinars.net/
— 3 weeks away
[ProNR] Urban Forestry Webinar Series: Urban InterfaceThu Mar 26, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
www.forestrywebinars.net
— 3 weeks away
[ProNR] Emergency Planning Webinar Thu Apr 30, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
www.forestrywebinars.net
— 2 months away
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