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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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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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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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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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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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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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Wound Care: Know the Basics

Unless you keep your horse locked in a stall for 24 hours a day, 365 days a year—chances are you will be faced with some sort of first aid treatment in the course MORE »

Feb 19 Waste Management Class

A 6 hour (in 1 hour increments) waste management and 2 hour pesticide class will be offered on Feb 19th from 9am-4pm. Lunch will be provided. The class will be held at the Jones MORE »

2014 Upper Coastal Plain Station

Greenhouse Nutrition

There has been a lot of discussion about the do’s and don’ts of greenhouse fertility management. As we approach the greenhouse season, take a look at these publications from the Soil Science Department MORE » – from   Tobacco Growers Information

2015 Show and Sale Workshops

Please plan to attend two of the following workshops in order to fulfill your participation requirements for the Wayne County Junior Livestock Show and Sale. Call the office at (919) 731-1525 to register! MORE »

Farm Transition Workshop

A farm transition workshop will be held on March 11 at the Duplin County Extension Office in Kenansville. Topics include: estate planning tools, farm transfer issues, leasing and solar farm options, and taxes. MORE »

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Southern Foresters' Climate Observations: State Comparisons and Spatial TrendsThu Mar 19, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
http://forestrywebinars.net
— 2 weeks away
Invasive Plant Best Management Practices WebinarTue Mar 24, 2015
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
http://www.sustainableforestswebinars.net/
— 3 weeks away
4-H PresentationsThu Mar 26 - Thu Mar 26, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Wayne Center, 208 W. Chestnut Street, Goldsboro NC 27530
— 3 weeks away
Urban Forestry Webinar Series: Urban InterfaceThu Mar 26, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
www.forestrywebinars.net
— 3 weeks away
Show and SaleWed Apr 8, 2015 @ 8:00 AM -
Thu Apr 9, 2015 @ 10:00 PM Where:
Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair, 2801 U.S. 117, Dudley, NC 28333, United States
— 1 month away
10 hr initial animal waste certification Wed Apr 22, 2015 @ 9:30 AM -
Thu Apr 23, 2015 @ 4:00 PM Where:
CEFS, Small Farm Unit, Goldsboro, NC 27530, United States
— 2 months away
Emergency Planning Webinar Thu Apr 30, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
www.forestrywebinars.net
— 2 months away
4-H Fashion RevueTue May 5 - Tue May 5, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Wayne Center 208 W. Chestnut Street, Goldsboro NC 27530
— 2 months away
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