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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Farmers - Do You Have
a Disability or Chronic Condition?

NC AgrAbility Partnership (NCAP) provides assessment, education and referral assistance to individuals farming with a disability or chronic condition so that they will be able to continue farming.  More information about how NCAP can help you or someone you know can be found at www.ncagrability.com  To help NCAP serve farmers, farmworkers and farm family members better, your help is needed.  Please take five minutes to complete the survey found at  https://ecu.az1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_bOfFiC9SP1q8Yxn       Questions?  Contact Robin Tutor-Marcom at 252.744.1008

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Farmers - Do You Have
a Disability or Chronic Condition?

NC AgrAbility Partnership (NCAP) provides assessment, education and referral assistance to individuals farming with a disability or chronic condition so that they will be able to continue farming.  More information about how NCAP can help you or someone you know can be found at www.ncagrability.com  To help NCAP serve farmers, farmworkers and farm family members better, your help is needed.  Please take five minutes to complete the survey found at  https://ecu.az1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_bOfFiC9SP1q8Yxn       Questions?  Contact Robin Tutor-Marcom at 252.744.1008

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Info for Wheat
Producers

Check out the video, The Four Keys to High Yielding Wheat.  The video was prepared by Randy Weisz, small grains specialist at NC State University.

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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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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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THE IMPORTANCE OF KEEPING GOOD FARM RECORDS

Present-day farm operations are becoming more and more business oriented than yesterday farm operations. Being a good producer is no longer good enough to remain in business. The key to becoming a successful MORE »

Inexpensive Diabetes-Friendly Snacks

Having diabetes does not mean that you need to purchase special foods! Snacks for people with diabetes are foods that can work for the entire family. While watching quality and portion size is MORE »

Scouting Soybeans for Pest Problems

One of many important components of growing crops is scouting for pests. Scouting is described as a precise assessment of pest pressure and crop stages in order to evaluate economic risks due to MORE »

Time to Watch Out for Armyworms

Around this time each year the fall armyworm shows itself in some areas. Whether they will appear at your farm or lawn remains to be seen, but we should all be on the MORE »

What Are The Stages Of Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes accounts for 90-95% of all diabetes cases and happens when the body is unable to effectively use insulin to move glucose from the blood and into its cells. People are MORE »

How To Be Cool In The Garden

In Eastern North Carolina, gardeners get more than one opportunity to harvest a bounty of vegetables from the home garden each year and plans for our second opportunity, a fall garden, should start MORE »

Statewide Tornado Drill March 4, 2015 9:30 am

Statewide Tornado Drill

North Carolina’s annual statewide tornado drill for 2015 will take place today, Wednesday, March 4, at 9:30 AM.  Every school, business, work place, and family across the state is strongly encouraged to participate MORE » – from   NC Disaster Information Center

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EVENTS View All
Project Learning Tree K-8 WorkshopSat Aug 29, 2015
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Where:
Agape Center for EE, 1369 Tyler Dewar Lane, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526
— Tomorrow
Bird Conservation in the Face of Future Climate Change WebinarThu Sep 10, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
http://www.sustainableforestswebinars.net/
— 2 weeks away
Last Call "V" Class for Private Pesticide ApplicatorsThu Sep 10, 2015
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Sampson County Livestock Facility
— 2 weeks away
Hunter Safety CourseSat Sep 12, 2015
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
93 Agriculture Pl, Clinton, NC 28328, USA
— 2 weeks away
Hunter Safety CourseSun Sep 13, 2015
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
93 Agriculture Pl, Clinton, NC 28328, USA
— 2 weeks away
Project Learning Tree K-8 WorkshopThu Sep 24, 2015
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
4803 Sweet Home Church Rd, Elizabethtown, NC 28337, USA
— 4 weeks away
Boating Safety CourseSat Sep 26, 2015
1:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
93 Agriculture Pl, Clinton, NC 28328, USA
— 4 weeks away
Hunter Safety CourseThu Oct 1, 2015
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
93 Agriculture Pl, Clinton, NC 28328, USA
— 1 month away
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