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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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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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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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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:

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

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 »

Overweight and Obesity

State County nutrition, Physical Activity and obesity profile. Obesity has important consequences on our nations health economy. It is linked to a number of chronic diseases, including coronary heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and MORE »

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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
— 12 hours away
Hunter Safety ClassWed Sep 3, 2014
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM Where:
93 Agriculture Place, Clinton NC
— 2 weeks away
Hunter Safety ClassThu Sep 4, 2014
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM Where:
93 Agriculture Place, Clinton NC
— 2 weeks away
Hunter Safety ClassFri Sep 5, 2014
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM Where:
93 Agriculture Place, Clinton NC
— 2 weeks away
Boating Safety ClassSat Sep 20, 2014
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
93 Agriculture Place, Clinton NC
— 4 weeks away
Boating Safety ClassSun Sep 21, 2014
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
93 Agriculture Place, Clinton NC
— 4 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
— 1 month 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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