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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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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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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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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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Pastured ducklings. Photo by Debbie Roos.

Register Now for Small Flock Workshop February 5 popular

North Carolina Cooperative Extension, in partnership with The Livestock Conservancy, the NCDA&CS, and the NCSU Prestage Department of Poultry Science, will conduct their Annual Area Small Flock Seminar on Thursday February 5 at the McSwain Extension Education MORE » – from   Growing Small Farms

Have a Healthy Happy New Year!

It’s a New Year….Happy New Year 2015 to you.  Now that the holidays are over, we can now focus on the beginning of a new year and the importance of taking care of MORE »

Join the Club

4-H Clubs Open for New Members!

January is the perfect time of the year to join a 4-H club!  Our community clubs are open and are looking for new club members to join TODAY!  It’s easy to join!  Just MORE »

Pesticide Safety and Education

To all pesticide applicators both private and commerical, we at Greene County Extension want to welcome you to attend a pesticide safety and training session.  We’ll have this event on Feb. 6, beginning MORE »

Cotton Production Meeting

Greene, Wayne, and Lenoir Counties will present a Cotton Growers Production meeting for area cotton farmers.  This program will be offered on Tuesday, Feb. 10th beginning at 5:30 pm.  A meal will be MORE »

Tobacco GAP and Production meeting

Tobacco Growers, please join us for the annual GAP and Production meeting in Kinston at Kings BBQ. Located at 405 E. New Bern Rd (near the Lenoir Community College), this meeting will serve MORE »

Sheep at Bonlee Grown Farm

NC Sheep Producers Meeting January 17 popular

The North Carolina Sheep Producers’ Association will hold its annual educational and business meeting on Saturday, January 17, 2015 at the Guilford County Extension Office in Greensboro from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm.    MORE » – from   Growing Small Farms

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Go Getters GalaThu Jan 29, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM— 8 hours ago
Last Day to Register for Down East Dairy ProjectFri Jan 30 - Fri Jan 30, 2015 - ALL DAY Today— 2 hours ago
4-H ScholarshipMon Feb 2 - Mon Feb 2, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Raleigh, NC
— 3 days away
4-H Honor Club Applications DueMon Feb 2 - Mon Feb 2, 2015 - ALL DAY— 3 days away
4-H District Officer Applications DueMon Feb 2 - Mon Feb 2, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Raleigh, NC, USA
— 3 days away
Greene County Youth Council MeetingMon Feb 2, 2015
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM— 4 days away
Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less!Wed Feb 4, 2015
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
Greene County Senior Center, 104 Greenridge Road, Snow Hill, NC 28580, United States
— 6 days away
Timber Tax Update for the 2014 Tax Year WebinarThu Feb 5, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
http://www.forestrywebinars.net/
— 6 days away
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