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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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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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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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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 »

Summer Survival

It’s fun and easy to explore new fruits and vegetables at a farmers‘ market or farm stand. First of all, these places often stock new and interesting produce that can be harder to MORE »

What Is Herbicide Resistance?

Herbicide resistance is often classified when a biotype (a group of specific plant species that has traits uncommon to the whole population) of a weed survives following a herbicide application in which the 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
Parenting ClassSat Aug 8, 2015
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
Destiny Outreach Church, 201-C Northeast Blvd, Clinton, NC
— 6 days away
Hunter Safety CourseSat Aug 8, 2015
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
93 Agriculture Pl, Clinton, NC 28328, USA
— 6 days away
Hunter Safety CourseSun Aug 9, 2015
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
93 Agriculture Pl, Clinton, NC 28328, USA
— 1 week away
Lagoon Samples & Litter SamplesTue Aug 11, 2015
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
Sampson County Livestock Facility (beside Extension Office)
— 1 week away
2015 4-H Prestage Farms Youth Round-UpSat Aug 22 - Sat Aug 22, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
93 Agriculture Pl, Clinton, NC 28328, USA
— 3 weeks away
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
— 4 weeks away
Last Call "V" Class for Private Pesticide ApplicatorsThu Sep 10, 2015
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Sampson County Livestock Facility
— 1 month away
Hunter Safety CourseSat Sep 12, 2015
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
93 Agriculture Pl, Clinton, NC 28328, USA
— 1 month away
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