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NC Disaster
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Get updates on disaster preparedness and recovery information related to severe weather and natural disasters.

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NC Disaster
Information Center

Get updates on disaster preparedness and recovery information related to severe weather and natural disasters.

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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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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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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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No Surprise Sampson is Still an Ag Powerhouse

Data collected for the 2012 USDA Census of Agriculture has recently been publicized, and as expected, Sampson County is still leading in a multitude of areas. As we are fully into the harvest MORE »

Understanding Medicare Enrollment Periods

If you or a loved one is approaching the age of 65, it’s important to understand when and how to enroll in Medicare. SHIIP, the Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program, is part of MORE »

Best Ways to Wash Fruits and Vegetables:

With increased consumer concerns over the safety of fresh produce, it is important to know how to prevent food-borne illness related to these types of foods. Washing fruits and vegetables is the best MORE »

Heat Index Information Online! popular

In their June 24 blog post, the NC State Climate Office (SCO) discusses the history of the heat index and how it is calculated.  Basically, the heat index is a way to determine how warm MORE » – from   Onslow County Center

POULTRY LITTER APPLICATION SETBACKS

I continue to get complaints from citizens about land application of poultry litter to crop and pasture land.  A few of the complaints appear to be justified, and include spreading litter across property MORE »

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Parenting ClassSat Aug 2, 2014
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
Destiny Outreach Church, 201-C Northeast Blvd, Clinton NC (910) 590-2179
— 1 week away
Playground Safety TrainingTue Aug 5, 2014
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
55 Agriculture Place, Clinton NC 28328
— 2 weeks away
Hunter Safety ClassTue Aug 5, 2014
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM Where:
93 Agriculture Place, Clinton NC
— 2 weeks away
Playground Safety TrainingWed Aug 6, 2014
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
55 Agriculture Place, Clinton NC 28328
— 2 weeks away
Hunter Safety ClassWed Aug 6, 2014
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
93 Agriculture Place, Clinton NC
— 2 weeks away
Hunter Safety ClassThu Aug 7, 2014
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
93 Agriculture Place, Clinton NC
— 2 weeks away
4-H Chick Chain ShowmanshipMon Aug 11, 2014
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
93 Agriculture Place (Livestock Facility), Clinton NC
— 3 weeks away
2014 Prestage Farms Youth Livestock Round-UpSat Aug 23 - Sat Aug 23, 2014 - ALL DAY Where:
Sampson County Livestock Facility, 93 Agriculture Place, Clinton NC
— 1 month away
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