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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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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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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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Asian Tiger Mosquito on skin

Mosquito Control
Around The Home And In Communities

Mosquitoes are important pests because their biting activity often interferes with outdoor activities and can transmit disease organisms to people and domestic animals. Most mosquitoes are active during twilight hours and at night; however, around the home, the mosquitoes that breed in discarded containers are active during the day. Mosquitoes need water to complete their life cycle. They can breed in almost any source of water. Pesticides are only a short-term solution to nuisance mosquito problems. Find out more about how to control mosquitoes at:  http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/depts/ent/notes/Urban/mosquito.htm

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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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Keep that anti-clutter momentum going

Did you take the clutter challenge last week?  Which area did you tackle, your closets or kitchen?  If you are like me you found a lot of stuff that needed to be discarded MORE »

Approach of fall brings thoughts of forage crops

As I was sitting in my office trying to decide a topic for this week’s article, I realized it was already almost September!  September means hot weather, possible hurricanes, prevalent insect problems, and MORE »

We could all use a lot less clutter

Did you know that clutter has a profound impact on your emotional, mental, physical, and spiritual well-being? It’s true.  A healthy home has healthy energy and healthy energy is moving energy. If you MORE »

To overcome botflies, horses need your help

Bot flies are bee-like insects that fly around the horse barn, the horse rider, and the horse itself. They are irritating and annoying but don’t bite. The problem with bot flies are the MORE »

Motile=Motile…right?

When talking about the stallion in a breeding situation, the sperm count and motility are often mentioned. The sperm is the male gamete and is responsible for fertilization of the ovum. In order MORE »

Proceed to the top of your list popular

If we don’t take care of ourselves, we won’t be of much use to anyone else.  Does this sound familiar? Your office has become an unorganized storage room cluttered with stacks of papers, MORE »

Choose and use pesticides wisely popular

Q: What do I need to do to assure that I am using a pesticide safely? A: If you decide to use a pesticide for a problem in your home lawn or landscape, MORE »

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EVENTS View All
Peanut Field DayThu Sep 4, 2014
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Where:
Peanut Belt Research Station 112 Research Lane, Lewiston, NC 27849
— 3 days away
4-H County Council/Leaders MeetingThu Sep 4, 2014
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Wayne Center, 208 W. Chestnut Street, Goldsboro NC 27530
— 3 days away
Landscape Design BasicsFri Sep 5, 2014
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension-Wayne Center, 208 W. Chestnut Street, Goldsboro, NC
— 4 days away
Southeastern Peanut Field DayTue Sep 9, 2014
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Where:
Border Belt Research Station, 86 Border Belt Drive, Whiteville, NC 28472
— 1 week away
Cotton Field DayWed Sep 10, 2014
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM Where:
Eastern Carolina Ag Center, 1175 Kingsboro Road, Rocky Mount, NC
— 1 week away
Landscape Design BasicsThu Sep 11, 2014
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Wayne County Public Library, 1001 E Ash St., Goldsboro, NC
— 1 week away
Raising Backyard ChickensSat Sep 13, 2014
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension-Wayne Center, 208 West Chestnut Street, Goldsboro, NC
— 2 weeks away
Landscaping For WildlifeThu Sep 18, 2014
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Wayne County Public Library, 1001 East Ash Street, Goldsboro, NC, United States
— 2 weeks away
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