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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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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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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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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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Catfaced strawberry

New Strawberry
Diagnostic Tool

An interdisciplinary team of  NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences extension specialists have created a new, mobile-friendly, database driven tool to help strawberry growers visually diagnose disorders. The new Strawberry Diagnostic Key provides a way to filter by visual characteristics to identify problems. Results include details about the disorders and possible management strategies. The Strawberry Diagnostic Key was developed with funding in part from the Strawberry Sustainability Initiativethe Walmart FoundationUniversity of ArkansasSouthern Region IPM CenterNorth Carolina State University Cooperative Extension Service and the North Carolina Strawberry Association.

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National Survey of Organic Farmers

Press release from the Organic Farming Research Foundation: Organic Farming Research Foundation (OFRF) Kicks Off 2015 National Survey of Organic Farmers OFRF’s 2015 National Survey of Organic Farmers will begin landing in e-mail boxes MORE » – from   Growing Small Farms

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 »

Nutrition Matters: Have A Healthy/Active Summer

Summer is here, a time of celebrations, family reunions, vacations and relaxation.  However we want to stay focused on our nutritional habits.  MyPlate 4-Step for Summer recommends these 4 easy steps for making MORE »

milk

Nutrition Matters: “Get More with Milk”

Celebrating June as Dairy Month started in 1937 at National Milk Month, changing to June Dairy Month in 1939 to encourage consumption of milk, and to support the dairy farmers.  For the year MORE »

2015 Summer Day Camp Flyer Picture

2015 4-H Summer Programs are HERE!

We’re excited to announce the 2015 4-H Summer Day Camp adventures!  This year we’ll learn about drama, STEM, horses, chickens, babysitting, and our famous Cloverbud Camp! Here you will find details and registration MORE »

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Fish, Dolphins, & PoniesFri Jul 31, 2015
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
Beaufort, NC, USA
— Tomorrow
Elaney Wood Heritage Farmers Market Event - Ice Cream MonthSat Aug 1, 2015
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Elaney Wood Heritage Farmers Market, 470 Highway 13 South, Snow Hill, NC 28580
— 2 days away
4-H Camp @ Betsy Jeff PennSun Aug 2 - Fri Aug 7, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Reidsville, NC 27320, USA
— 3 days away
State 4-H Council Planning MeetingSat Aug 8 - Sun Aug 9, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Raleigh, NC, USA
— 1 week away
Rescheduled Date for Wide World of HorsesThu Aug 13 - Thu Aug 13, 2015 - ALL DAY— 2 weeks away
4-H Youth Volunteer AwardsMon Aug 17 - Mon Aug 17, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Raleigh, NC, USA
— 3 weeks away
4-H/NCACC Youth SummitFri Aug 21 - Sat Aug 22, 2015 - ALL DAY— 3 weeks 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 month away
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