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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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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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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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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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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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Extension Gardener newsletter

Help Us Improve!

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

Pollinator Garden Tour Wednesday October 8 popular

Wednesday October 8 at 5:30 pm Chatham County Agriculture Agent Debbie Roos will be giving a tour of Chatham County Cooperative Extension’s Pollinator Paradise Demonstration Garden at Chatham Mills in Pittsboro. This will be the last MORE » – from   Growing Small Farms

Soybean foliar yield enhancers

For those who wish to view our county soybean foliar yield enhancer trial, signs are posted at the corner of Hardy Rd and Hwy 903 just east of Maury. Folks may see 13 MORE »

Nutrition Matters: September is Potato Month!

September is Potato Month, a vegetable with great nutritional value in the produce section of your favorite grocery store or farmers market.  Potatoes are really healthy; here are a few facts concerning a MORE »

Greene County 4-H youth attends NCACC Youth Summit

A 4-H’er from Greene attended the fifth annual North Carolina Association of County Commissioners (NCACC) Youth Summit, which was held in Asheville, North Carolina August 15-16, 2014. North Carolina 4-H and the North MORE »

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10Chick Chain 4-H Show at Livestock Arena in KinstonSat Nov 8 - Sat Nov 8, 2014 - ALL DAY Where:
Livestock Arena in Kinston
— 1 week away
Chick Chain 4-H Sale at the Livestock Arena in KinstonSat Nov 8, 2014
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
the Livestock Arena in Kinston
— 1 week away
4-H Club Officers Training in WilmingtonTue Nov 11 - Tue Nov 11, 2014 - ALL DAY Where:
Wilmington
— 2 weeks away
Animal Waste CECThu Dec 4, 2014
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
Hookerton Recreation Building, Morris BBQ Road, Hookerton, NC 28538
— 1 month away
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