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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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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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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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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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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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NEWS View All

Animal Waste Initial Certification Class

A class will be offered for Animal Waste Type A operators to become certified. This 10 hr class will be held at the CEFS building in Goldsboro on April 22-23. Registration will begin MORE »

Annual Health Clinic

We will be having the annual health clinic on April 11, from 1-3 pm at the Wayne Regional Agricultural Fairgrounds. Dr. Jason Thornton, DVM, will provide low-cost vaccines for cats, dogs and horses. MORE »

Area Beef Conference

See link below for information about the Area Beef Conference to be held March 31, 2015 at 6:30 pm in Rocky Mount, NC. Register by March 24! beef MORE »

Spring Pasture Management

It may not be the official start of spring yet but it’s just around the corner. Let’s hope the actual spring weather is on the way too!! It’s time to start thinking about 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

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EVENTS View All
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
— 2 weeks away
Spring Plant SaleSat Apr 18, 2015
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
208 W Chestnut St, Goldsboro, NC 27530, USA
— 3 weeks 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
— 4 weeks away
Pine Straw Harvesting in Longleaf Pine Forests: Best Management Guidelines to Sustain Wildlife ResourcesThu Apr 23, 2015
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Where:
www.forestrywebinars.net
— 4 weeks away
[ProNR] Emergency Planning Webinar Thu Apr 30, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
www.forestrywebinars.net
— 1 month away
4-H Fashion RevueTue May 5 - Tue May 5, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Wayne Center 208 W. Chestnut Street, Goldsboro NC 27530
— 1 month away
4-H County Council/Leaders MeetingTue May 5 - Tue May 5, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Wayne Center, 208 W. Chestnut Street, Goldsboro NC 27530
— 1 month away
3 hr AW ClassThu May 7, 2015
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
208 W Chestnut St, Goldsboro, NC 27530, USA
— 1 month away
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