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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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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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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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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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Medicare Part D
Annual Open Enrollment

It is that time of year again for open enrollment of Medicare Part D.  Open enrollment runs through December 7, 2014.  See attached flyer for sign-up dates and locations. SHIPP FLYER-2014-3-1-1

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Comment Now on FDA’s New Food Safety Rules popular

From the Carolina Farm Stewardship Association (CFSA): In September 2014, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released several reproposed sections of food safety regulations originally proposed in January 2013: Standards for produce production (Produce Rule) MORE » – from   Growing Small Farms

November-December 4-H Newsletter popular

Be sure you check out the November through Decembers 4-H newsletter, filled with information about the upcoming Chick Chain sale, bow making workshops, information for clubs, and important dates and MORE »

4-H Fresh Wreath Sale

Greene County 4-H is now selling pre-orders of fresh wreaths just in time to decorate for Christmas! A 12” wreath to fit your door is only $20 and will last right into the MORE »

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Help Us Improve! popular

Throughout the year we strive to bring you useful, accurate, and timely gardening information you can trust through the Extension Gardener newsletter, portal, and Facebook page. Please take our short online survey to MORE » – from   Extension Gardener

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Wreath Pick Up at Extension OfficeWed Nov 26, 2014 Today
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
Extension Office
— 2 hours away
Movie & Parade Float NightFri Nov 28, 2014
2:00 PM - 7:00 PM— 2 days away
Youth Council Meeting at Senior CenterMon Dec 1, 2014
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Senior Center
— 5 days away
Animal Waste CECThu Dec 4, 2014
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
Hookerton Recreation Building, Morris BBQ Road, Hookerton, NC 28538
— 1 week away
4-H Parade Float WorkdayFri Dec 5, 2014
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM— 1 week away
Snow Hill Christmas ParadeSat Dec 6 - Sat Dec 6, 2014 - ALL DAY— 1 week away
Open of Down East Dairy Project RegistrationMon Dec 15 - Mon Dec 15, 2014 - ALL DAY— 3 weeks away
Youth Council MeetingMon Dec 15, 2014
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Meet at Senior Center
— 3 weeks away
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