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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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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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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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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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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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Don’t Ignore Hybrid Vigor

Some of you may have seen the advertisement from the Angus Association in which the Angus breed is saying that you don’t need to crossbreed; all you need is Angus. While they may MORE »

KNOW YOUR PRODUCTION COSTS

Management is a process in which information is the input and decisions are the output. Budgets provide information for farm management decisions. An enterprise budget is an estimate of projected income and expenses MORE »

Furnace Filters 101

The US Environmental Protection Agency warns that the air inside our homes is generally unhealthier than the air outside. Dust, allergens, irritants, and other inhaled particles cause a lot of harm over time, MORE »

Reduce Risk From Chronic Disease

Improve your health and reduce your risk of chronic disease with fresh fruits and vegetables! According to My Plate, the USDA’s guide to healthful and balanced eating, eating a diet rich in vegetables MORE »

Herbs, Herbs, More Herbs!

What can be done with herbs, other than using them for cooking; “well, lots” say local Master Gardeners. On November 8, 2014 the Master Gardeners of Sampson County held an herb workshop at MORE »

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NCFGC MWCTue Jan 27, 2015
12:30 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Lois G. Britt Agricultural Service Center, Kenansville, NC
— 1 month away
Sustainable Forestry Teachers' Academy - CoastalMon Jun 15 - Thu Jun 18, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
New Bern, NC, USA
— 6 months away
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