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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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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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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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4-H Presentation Contest Preparation Series

Presentation Series for Youth

NC 4-H offers youth an abundance of opportunities for them to grow their leadership potential, and their most effective way of building confidence is through the presentation contests!  The presentation contests allow youth MORE »

Jr. Leader Training 2015

Jr. Leaders Wanted!

During the summer, our teen leadership program really thrives utilizing teens as junior leaders either assisting, or leading summer 4-H day camps.  This is a fun and interactive way for the teens to MORE »

Nutrition Matters: Salt Awareness Week

Salt Awareness Week is celebrated during the month of March.  What is salt (sodium chloride)?  Sodium is an essential nutrient needed by the body in small quantities providing it is not lost through MORE »

4-H Greene Chicks is Back!

Greene County 4-H is getting ready for another year with the 4-H Greene Chicks program!  This family program is designed to teach animal science, responsibility, and self esteem when implemented properly.  What a MORE »

State Highway Patrol and Pesticide Education Class

NC Cooperative Extension is happy to announce a pesticide training class and meeting with the State Highway Patrol on Tuesday, March 10, beginning at 11am.  With small roadways in the county, pedestrian traffic, MORE »

Pesticide Disposal Day

Greene County Extension is happy to host a pesticide disposal day on March 11, 2015. Beginning at 10am until 2pm, NCDA will be on hand to assist anyone who has unused pesticide products MORE »

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Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less!Wed Apr 1, 2015
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
Greene County Senior Center, 104 Greenridge Road, Snow Hill, NC 28580, United States
— 3 days away
Coastal Plains Livestock Show & SaleMon Apr 6 - Tue Apr 7, 2015 - ALL DAY— 1 week away
Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less!Wed Apr 8, 2015
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
Greene County Senior Center, 104 Greenridge Road, Snow Hill, NC 28580, United States
— 1 week away
Project Record Book JudgingFri Apr 10 - Sun Apr 12, 2015 - ALL DAY— 2 weeks away
4-H Down East Dairy ShowSat Apr 11 - Sat Apr 11, 2015 - ALL DAY— 2 weeks away
National 4-H ConferenceSat Apr 11 - Thu Apr 16, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Chevy Chase, Washington, D.C., DC, USA
— 2 weeks away
Cumulative Record JudgingMon Apr 13 - Wed Apr 15, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Raleigh, NC, USA
— 2 weeks away
Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less!Wed Apr 15, 2015
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
Greene County Senior Center, 104 Greenridge Road, Snow Hill, NC 28580, United States
— 2 weeks away
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