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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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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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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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NCSU Floriculture InfoSearch screen

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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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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2015 4-H Youth Summit Delegate

Greene County 4-H youth attends NCACC Youth Summit

A 4-H’er from Greene County attended the sixth annual North Carolina Association of County Commissioners (NCACC) Youth Summit, which was held in Greenville, North Carolina August 21-22, 2015. North Carolina 4-H and the MORE »

4-H Youth Council Flyer

4-H Youth Council Seeks New Members

Greene County 4-H is looking for teens in grades 7th-13th to apply for membership in this youth organization!  We are looking for innovative teens who want to make a difference in their community MORE »

Cover Crops Meeting

Anyone interested in learning about the benefits of cover crops, please join us on August 18th at the Maury Ruritan Building, 101 Brooks-Frizzelle St, Maury.  The class will start at 6pm and will MORE »

Southern Rust in Corn Confirmed for 2015

Southern Corn Rust has been confirmed in 2 eastern North Carolina Counties, Hyde and Lenoir.  I’m reminded of the outbreak of rust that corn growers had last year and the need to spray MORE »

Tobacco Calcium Deficiencies

Written by Matthew Vann, Tobacco Extension Specialist, NCSU Over the past week or so we’ve received a number of phone calls, emails, and text messages asking about irregular/abnormal leaf growth and bud development. MORE »

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4-H Youth Council Applications are DueThu Sep 10 - Thu Sep 10, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Greene County Extension Office, Emily Hardy
— 6 days away
Elaney Wood Heritage Farmers Market Event - Peanuts & Pecan DaySat Sep 12, 2015
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Elaney Wood Heritage Farmers Market, 470 Highway 13 South, Snow Hill, NC 28580
— 1 week away
Volunteer Conference of Southern StatesThu Oct 1 - Sun Oct 4, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Georgia
— 4 weeks away
Elaney Wood Heritage Farmers Market Event - Pumpkins & GourdsSat Oct 3, 2015
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Elaney Wood Heritage Farmers Market, 470 Highway 13 South, Snow Hill, NC 28580
— 4 weeks away
National Junior Horticultural AssociationFri Oct 9 - Mon Oct 12, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Orlando, FL, USA
— 1 month away
Ambassador Portfolio - Fall DeadlineThu Oct 15 - Sun Oct 25, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Raleigh, NC, USA
— 1 month away
NC State Fair 4-HThu Oct 15 - Sun Oct 25, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Raleigh, NC, USA
— 1 month away
State 4-H Council ConferenceSat Nov 14 - Sun Nov 15, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Raleigh, NC, USA
— 2 months away
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