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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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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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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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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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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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Warm Up To Winter Activity

If you think walking stops when it gets cold, think again! Here’s what you need to walk smart all winter long whether you’re walking in your neighborhood or around town on errands. Smart MORE »

Chance to Grow More Wheat Tillers

Late January to early February is the time to determine if the wheat crop has enough tillers to optimize yield. This is a very important decision. Apply N in January or February only MORE »

Feeding the world after 2050

Article retrieved and submitted by Max Knowles Article was found at porknetwork.com Written by Nicole Pierrson Rasul (Ohio State University)  By 2050, the world’s population will reach 9 to 9.5 billion, and by MORE »

Protect The Ones You Love

Every parent wants to protect their children from harm and to keep them safe. We don’t want children to suffer any pain, whether it’s from a common cold or broken bone. In an MORE »

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4-H Presentations 2015 - Toy/Hobby Share & Public SpeakingMon Jan 26, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Livestock Facility
— 8 hours ago
NCFGC MWCTue Jan 27, 2015 Today
12:30 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Lois G. Britt Agricultural Service Center, Kenansville, NC
— 11 hours away
Annual Respirator Fit Testing Thu Jan 29, 2015
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Where:
Sampson County Cooperative Extension Center
— 2 days away
Annual Respirator Fit TestingFri Jan 30, 2015
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Where:
Sampson County Cooperative Extension Center
— 3 days away
Lagoon Samples & Litter SamplesTue Feb 3, 2015
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
Sampson County Livestock Facility, 93 Agriculture Place, Clinton, NC
— 1 week away
Sampson County Master Gardener Volunteer Training ClassWed Feb 4, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Cooperative Extension Center, 55 Agriculture Place, Clinton, NC 28328
— 1 week away
Corn & Soybean Production MeetingThu Feb 5, 2015
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
Performance Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, 605 Warsaw Road, Clinton, NC
— 1 week away
Timber Tax Update for the 2014 Tax Year WebinarThu Feb 5, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
http://www.forestrywebinars.net/
— 1 week away
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