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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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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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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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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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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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“Gluten-Free” Now Means What It Says

In August 2013, The Food and Drug Administration issued a final rule that defined what characteristics a food has to have to bear a label that proclaims it gluten-free. The rule also holds MORE »

Strategic Plan for NC Cooperative Extension Service

The following article was written by Justin Moore, NCSU Extension Communications, regarding the strategic plan for the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service.   The plan will be implemented in all 101 Extension centers across MORE »

To Thump or Not to Thump: A Watermelon Quiz: popular

I often wonder when I see people at the grocery store thumping watermelons; do they really know what they are listening for? There’s an old saying about thumping a watermelon: “A good watermelon MORE »

Start Your Morning Off Right!

The beginning of a new school year is a good time to re-evaluate that morning breakfast rush. While parents, grandparents, caregivers, and health professionals claimed it the most important meal of the day, MORE »

Get Ready for Fall popular

It seems as if the summer time has gone by pretty fast. We had rain in some places and very little in others. I guess you would say typical summer in Sampson County. MORE »

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Hunter Safety ClassWed Sep 3, 2014
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM Where:
93 Agriculture Place, Clinton NC
— 2 days away
Hunter Safety ClassThu Sep 4, 2014
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM Where:
93 Agriculture Place, Clinton NC
— 3 days away
Hunter Safety ClassFri Sep 5, 2014
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM Where:
93 Agriculture Place, Clinton NC
— 4 days away
Prescribed Fire Field Day for LandownersThu Sep 11, 2014
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
Jones Lake State Park (4117 NC Hwy 242, Elizabethtown, NC)
— 1 week away
Boating Safety ClassSat Sep 20, 2014
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
93 Agriculture Place, Clinton NC
— 3 weeks away
Boating Safety ClassSun Sep 21, 2014
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
93 Agriculture Place, Clinton NC
— 3 weeks away
Project Learning Tree PreK-8 WorkshopWed Sep 24, 2014
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
4803 Sweet Home Church Rd, Elizabethtown, NC 28337, USA
— 3 weeks away
Waste & Litter Sample Collection DayThu Oct 2, 2014
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
93 Agriculture Place, Clinton, NC 28328 (livestock facillity)
— 1 month away
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