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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Pasture Pork
Conference

There will be a Pasture Pork Conference on Feb 12, 2015 in Greensboro. Several speakers will be on hand to discuss everything from the basics to more advanced topics!! You can register online at: http://goo.gl/forms/gL4n1gNWSG or use the attached form below. Pasture Pork Conference Registration form

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Pasture Pork
Conference

There will be a Pasture Pork Conference on Feb 12, 2015 in Greensboro. Several speakers will be on hand to discuss everything from the basics to more advanced topics!! You can register online at: http://goo.gl/forms/gL4n1gNWSG or use the attached form below. Pasture Pork Conference Registration form

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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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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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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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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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Farm Transition Workshop

A farm transition workshop will be held on March 11 at the Duplin County Extension Office in Kenansville. Topics include: estate planning tools, farm transfer issues, leasing and solar farm options, and taxes. MORE »

Show and Sale

It’s that time of year again! Time to start thinking about your animal for the Wayne County Junior Livestock Show and Sale. This year the show will take place April 8-9, 2015. Registration MORE »

Guarding your livestock

This topic may not apply to all goat and sheep producers but I hope you will find it interesting nonetheless. Predator control and guardian animals have always been a concern for small ruminant MORE »

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New Parent Meeting--WCJLSSMon Feb 2, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Kitchen, 208 W Chestnut St, Goldsboro, NC, United States
— 2 days away
Timber Tax Update for the 2014 Tax Year WebinarThu Feb 5, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
http://www.forestrywebinars.net/
— 5 days away
4-H Leader's ConferenceSat Feb 7 - Sun Feb 8, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Raleigh, NC
— 6 days away
PQA training--WCJLSSMon Feb 9, 2015
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM— 1 week away
4-H County Council/4-H Soup'er BowlThu Feb 12, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Wayne Center, 208 W. Chestnut Street, Goldsboro NC 27530
— 2 weeks away
Peanut MeetingThu Feb 19, 2015
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
West Farms, 1365 NC 222 E, Fremont, NC
— 3 weeks away
Learn about livestock--WCJLSSTue Feb 24, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
208 W Chestnut St, Goldsboro, NC 27530, USA
— 3 weeks away
4-H EntertainsThu Feb 26, 2015
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Wayne Center, 208 W. Chestnut Street, Goldsboro NC 27530
— 4 weeks away
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