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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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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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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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NCSU Floriculture InfoSearch screen

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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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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There’s Still Time To Select 2014 Medicare Drug Plan

Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin and the staff of SHIIP, the Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program, are reminding Medicare beneficiaries of a very important deadline. The Annual Election Period to review, compare and choose MORE »

Little Drips Can Become Big Problems

That little drip of water from your bathroom sink is annoying isn’t it? While some of us would repair the faucet right away, some of us will let it drip indefinitely without considering MORE »

Inflammation: What You Need To Know

It is becoming increasingly clear that chronic inflammation is implicated in many serious illnesses, including cardiovascular disease, stroke, many cancers, rheumatoid arthritis and Alzheimer’s disease. What is inflammation? Inflammation is the body’s response MORE »

Nutrition Label Getting An Update

The Nutrition Labeling and Education Act (NLEA) of 1990 gave the FDA the authority to require nutrition labeling on foods. The purpose of the NLEA was to help consumers make better choices for MORE »

Are You a Cattle Farmer or a Grass Farmer?

Recently I sat down with a producer about modifying his forage plan for the farm he manages. He wanted to reduce his need for hay and minimize the amount of supplementation he needed MORE »

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Basic School Age Care ClassSat Nov 22, 2014 Today
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Where:
55 Agriculture Place, Clinton NC 28328
— 2 hours ago
Eastern Carolina Cattlemen's ConferenceTue Dec 2, 2014
12:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Sampson County Agri-Exposition Center
— 1 week away
Lagoon & Litter Samples Collection DayWed Dec 3, 2014
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
93 Agriculture Place, Clinton, NC 28328 (livestock facility)
— 2 weeks away
Sustainable Forestry Teachers' Academy - CoastalMon Jun 15 - Thu Jun 18, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
New Bern, NC, USA
— 7 months away
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