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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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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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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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Increasing profit one
calf at a time--Beef Repro Series

Beef Repro Series held in Duplin County this fall. Nov 6, 13 and 20. $25 for all three workshops and hands-on day; register by October 30th by calling Duplin office at (910) 296-2143.

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Plant bulbs in November for flower blooms in spring

 Article written by Jessica Strickland, Extension Agent-Horticulture Q: Can I plant spring-flowering bulbs now? A: Many of us incorporate spring-flowering bulbs into our landscapes to enjoy seeing the first colors of spring. However, MORE »

Chick Chain Auction

Our 4-Hers have been hard at work raising chicks for the past few months. Come out to support them by attending the Chick Chain Auction on Nov. 8th. See attached flyer for more MORE »

Attention Animal Waste Operators

Just a few reminders as the end of the year gets closer: 1) Your $10 renewal fees are due December 31, 2014 to keep your animal waste certification valid. Call DWR at 919-807-6353. MORE »

Help Prevent Crop Contamination

Agriculture is an industry where success comes from hard work and dedication by all individuals involved.  Wayne County agriculture is unique in that we produce a wide range of field crops and produce MORE »

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Beef Repro SeriesThu Nov 6, 2014
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Duplin County Cooperative Extension Office
— 6 days away
Beef Repro SeriesThu Nov 13, 2014
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Duplin County Cooperative Extension Office
— 2 weeks away
4-H Favorite Food ShowThu Nov 13, 2014
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Wayne Center, 208 W. Chestnut Street, Goldsboro NC 27530
— 2 weeks away
Beef Repro SeriesThu Nov 20, 2014
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Duplin County Cooperative Extension Office
— 3 weeks away
4-H Movie NightFri Dec 12, 2014
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Wayne Center, 208 W. Chestnut Street, Goldsboro NC 27530
— 1 month away
Peanut MeetingThu Feb 19, 2015
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
West Farms, 1365 NC 222 E, Fremont, NC
— 4 months away
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