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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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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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shrimp preparation for sensory panel tests

Food Science
Extension

The NC State University Department of Food Science's extension group is dedicated to improving the lives of NC citizens through research, extension education and outreach regarding food, food safety and food processing. With seven pilot plants and partnerships with NC State's Center of Marine Sciences and Technology and the new NC State Fruit and Vegetable Science Institute, Food Science Extension Specialists provide assistance in the areas of Dairy (Ice Cream), Entrepreneurs, Food Safety Certification, HACCP, and Seafood.

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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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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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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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PEDv-free status? popular

Adapted from PEDv Resources (Pork Checkoff) article entitled “How to verify PEDV-negative status after the virus is eliminated on a farm.” While we have seen some decrease in the number of PEDv cases MORE »

Trees’ best prospects are rooted in fall

Article written by Jessica Strickland, Extension Agent-Horticulture Autumn planting helps acclimate trees and shrubs to their surroundings. Q: When is the best time to plant trees and shrubs? A: Most peoples’ response would MORE »

Help with backyard chickens offered popular

Driving through rural eastern NC you are probably used to seeing hog houses and turkey houses but if you have driven through the cities recently, you may have noticed something unusual. Something that MORE »

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Open Halter Horse ShowThu Oct 2, 2014 Today
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Where:
Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair, 2801 U.S. 117, Dudley, NC, United States
— 12 hours away
National 4-H WeekSun Oct 5 - Sat Oct 11, 2014 - ALL DAY— 3 days away
PQA Class for Youth and AdultsMon Oct 6, 2014
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Jones County Cooperative Extension Office
— 5 days away
N.C. State FairThu Oct 16 - Sun Oct 26, 2014 - ALL DAY Where:
N.C. State Fairgrounds, Raleigh, NC
— 2 weeks away
Make A Difference DaySat Oct 25 - Sat Oct 25, 2014 - ALL DAY— 3 weeks away
Beef Repro SeriesThu Nov 6, 2014
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Duplin County Cooperative Extension Office
— 1 month away
Beef Repro SeriesThu Nov 13, 2014
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Duplin County Cooperative Extension Office
— 1 month 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
— 1 month away
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