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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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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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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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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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Winter Forage Conference

The North Carolina Forage and Grassland Council will host their 2015 winter conference series on Jan. 27, 28 and 29. The same program will be presented on each day. January 27, 2015: 165 MORE »

Pansies enliven winter landscape

Q: How can I successfully grow pansies through the winter? A: Pansies are a winter favorite in Eastern North Carolina because they can survive cold winter temperatures and add a splash of color MORE »

Helping your cows survive the cold

In typical eastern NC fashion, the temperatures have been fluctuating between cold and warm(ish). As they begin to stay cold for longer and longer periods it’s important to think about your cattle and MORE »

PEDv Tips for Fall popular

It looks like PEDv may be here to stay in the U.S. Our job now has become how to live with this disease and do what we can to prevent too many new MORE »

Peak-season soil testing nears

Article written by Jessica Strickland, Extension Agent-Horticulture Q: When does the peak-season fee for soil testing begin? A: You may recall last year the NCDA&CS (North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Science) MORE »

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4-H Achievement NightThu Jan 8, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
208 W Chestnut St, Goldsboro, NC 27530, USA
— 3 weeks away
NCFGC MWCTue Jan 27, 2015
12:30 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Lois G. Britt Agricultural Service Center, Kenansville, NC
— 1 month away
4-H PUBLIC SPEAKINGTue Jan 27, 2015
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Wayne Center, 208 West Chestnut Street, Goldsboro, NC, United States
— 1 month away
4-H Leader's ConferenceSat Feb 7 - Sun Feb 8, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Raleigh, NC
— 2 months away
4-H County Council/4-H Soup'er BowlThu Feb 12, 2015
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Wayne Center, 208 W. Chestnut Street, Goldsboro NC 27530
— 2 months away
Peanut MeetingThu Feb 19, 2015
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
West Farms, 1365 NC 222 E, Fremont, NC
— 2 months away
4-H EntertainsThu Feb 26, 2015
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Wayne Center, 208 W. Chestnut Street, Goldsboro NC 27530
— 2 months away
4-H PresentationsThu Mar 26 - Thu Mar 26, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Wayne Center, 208 W. Chestnut Street, Goldsboro NC 27530
— 3 months away
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