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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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Consumer Horticulture

Extension's Gardening Portal at NC State University provides access to a wealth of information, events and resources for gardeners in North Carolina.  Managed by the State Urban Horticulture Specialist and Cooperative Extension Horticulture Agents throughout the state, it is your doorway to guidance about successfully growing vegetables, herbs, fruits, flowers and ornamentals in your landscape.

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State Climate Office
of North Carolina

Our partners at the State Climate Office of North Carolina provide the most accurate climate information to the citizens of our state. Their website includes recent news from their Twitter feed, featured products, quick links, and a map of data from their ECONet weather stations. You can also view data from more than 1,000 Southeastern weather stations on their full CRONOS map or follow their blog.

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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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Cotton Defoliation

For those of you who are not familiar with cotton production, defoliation is a method of forcing the cotton plant to shield its foliage in order to have a timely harvestable crop.  Overall, MORE »

Freezer Meal Workshop

On June I attended a state conference for Family and Consumer Science agents. Not only was this a great networking opportunity, but I also picked up a really great program to bring back MORE »

Carolina Swine Showmanship Circuit popular

The 2016 CSSC show schedule and entry information is complete.  Exhibitors who wish to enter to the swine circuit should download the guidelines and entry form, and mail in the entry form by MORE »

Obesity Rates Rising Among Women

More American women than ever are obese, while the number of men carrying around far too many pounds has held steady, research shows. A second study finds US teens are another group that MORE »

Be Prepared for Hurricane Season

Since we are fully into hurricane season, it’s a good time for a reminder of the many steps we can take to prepare ourselves, our pets, and farm animals for the season.  County MORE »

Hopper burn damage from potato leaf hopper on red maple

Maple Nursery IPM Update popular

I had several questions related to problems with maples last week. In the process I noticed damage from maple spider mite, hopper burn (potato leaf hopper), maple shoot borer, anthracnose, and canker diseases. MORE » – from   Wilson County Center

Storm Damage to Crops

As North Carolina sees heavy amounts of rain across our state, the wet fields and possible flooding has the potential to cause significant agricultural losses.  As an example, estimates for losses already exceed MORE » – from   NC Disaster Information Center

When Flooded Turn Around Don't Drown

Dealing with Floods

With the heavy amounts of rain falling across North Carolina, flooding is likely.  Flood watches are in effect all across our state which means that conditions are right for flooding to occur. Floods MORE » – from   NC Disaster Information Center

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EVENTS View All
Boating Safety ClassSun Sep 4, 2016
1:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
93 Agriculture Pl, Clinton, NC 28328, USA
— 6 days away
Sampson County Herb SymposiumSat Sep 10, 2016
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
93 Agriculture Pl, Clinton, NC 28328, USA
— 2 weeks away
Hunter Safety ClassSat Sep 17, 2016 @ 2:00 PM -
Sun Sep 18, 2016 @ 5:00 PM Where:
93 Agriculture Pl, Clinton, NC 28328, USA
— 3 weeks away
Sampson Swine ShowTue Oct 4, 2016
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
55 Agriculture Pl, Clinton, NC 28328, USA
— 1 month away
Hunter Safety ClassFri Oct 7, 2016 @ 6:00 PM -
Sat Oct 8, 2016 @ 9:00 PM Where:
93 Agriculture Pl, Clinton, NC 28328, USA
— 1 month away
Boating Safety ClassMon Nov 14, 2016 @ 6:00 PM -
Tue Nov 15, 2016 @ 9:00 PM Where:
93 Agriculture Pl, Clinton, NC 28328, USA
— 3 months away
Project Learning Tree Environmental Experiences for Early Childhood WorkshopTue Nov 15, 2016
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Cape Fear Botanical Garden, 536 N Eastern Blvd, Fayetteville, NC 28301, USA
— 3 months away
Project Learning Tree Environmental Experiences for Early Childhood WorkshopWed Nov 16, 2016
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Cape Fear Botanical Garden, 536 N Eastern Blvd, Fayetteville, NC 28301, USA
— 3 months away
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