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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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Catfaced strawberry

New Strawberry
Diagnostic Tool

An interdisciplinary team of  NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences extension specialists have created a new, mobile-friendly, database driven tool to help strawberry growers visually diagnose disorders. The new Strawberry Diagnostic Key provides a way to filter by visual characteristics to identify problems. Results include details about the disorders and possible management strategies. The Strawberry Diagnostic Key was developed with funding in part from the Strawberry Sustainability Initiativethe Walmart FoundationUniversity of ArkansasSouthern Region IPM CenterNorth Carolina State University Cooperative Extension Service and the North Carolina Strawberry Association.

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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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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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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

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

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 »

Prepare to defend against armyworms

You may have noticed some invaders in your pastures lately…small resilient soldiers eating, and eating, and eating.  Those little intruders are probably armyworms and this is the perfect time of year for you MORE »

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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
— 2 weeks 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
— 2 weeks away
Landscape Design BasicsThu Sep 11, 2014
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Wayne County Public Library, 1001 E Ash St., Goldsboro, NC
— 3 weeks 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
— 3 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
— 4 weeks away
Landscaping For WildlifeFri Sep 19, 2014
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension-Wayne Center, 208 West Chestnut Street, Goldsboro, NC
— 4 weeks away
Pesticide Recertification Training (V)Wed Sep 24, 2014
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Wayne County Center, 208 W. Chestnut Street, Goldsboro NC 27530
— 1 month away
Pesticide Recertification Training (X)Wed Sep 24, 2014
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
Wayne County Center, 208 W. Chestnut Street, Goldsboro NC
— 1 month away
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