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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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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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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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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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Solar panels

Solar Energy Property
Tax Resources

With a surge in solar power installations across North Carolina, Extension specialists have developed materials to address questions about tax implications, land appraisal and more. Solar Generation Property Taxation Solar and Wind Energy Development Opportunities: Tax Implications

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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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Time to Prune Crape Myrtles

Q:  How do I correctly prune crape myrtles?  A:        Crape myrtles are a popular tree or shrub in the landscape known for their bright flower display during the summer and attractive bark during MORE »

Late Winter Pruning

Q: What plants should I be pruning now in my landscape?  A:        Now is the time to dust off your pruners and start those pruning chores.  Late winter is the time many MORE »

Planning a Spring Vegetable Garden

Q: Do I need to start making plans for a spring vegetable garden?  A:        During these cold, winter days of January and February, it is a great time for gardeners to start flipping MORE »

Selecting Pecan Varieties

Q: I want to plant some pecan trees. What type of varieties should I consider?  A:        We are fortunate in Eastern North Carolina to be able to grow pecans in our backyards. Our MORE »

Protecting Plants from Cold Damage

Q:  How can I protect my plants during cold temperatures?  A:        We have had an unusually mild December with little winter-like temperatures. You may have noticed many plants blooming in gardens that don’t MORE »

2016 NC Pork Conference

The NC Pork Council will hold it’s annual meeting and conference in conjunction with the Southern Farm Show in Raleigh. Check out their website for the full agenda and directions for registration! MORE »

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Regional Peanut MeetingFri Feb 12, 2016 Today
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
West Farms, 1365 NC 222 East, Fremont NC 27830
— 6 hours ago
4-H County Council/Leader's Association Meeting (SOUP'er Bowl)Tue Feb 16, 2016
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Wayne County Extension Center, 208 W Chestnut St, Goldsboro, NC, United States
— 4 days away
Beekeepers of the Neuse MeetingThu Feb 18, 2016
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Wayne County Extension Center, 208 W. Chestnut Street, Goldsboro NC
— 6 days away
Soybean/Corn Production MeetingMon Feb 22, 2016
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Wilson County Agricultural Services, 1806 Goldsboro St S, Wilson, NC 27893, United States
— 1 week away
4-H EntertainsThu Mar 3, 2016
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Wayne County Extension Center, 208 W Chestnut St, Goldsboro, NC, United States
— 3 weeks away
Managing Your Lands and Its LegacyFri Mar 4, 2016
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
Jones County Civic Center, 832 North Carolina Hwy 58, Trenton, NC 28585, United States
— 3 weeks away
4-h Make A Difference DaySun Mar 6 - Sun Mar 6, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Wayne County Extension Center, 208 W Chestnut St, Goldsboro, NC, United States
— 3 weeks away
4-H Traffic PostersSun Mar 6 - Sun Mar 6, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Wayne County Extension Center, 208 W Chestnut St, Goldsboro, NC, United States
— 3 weeks away
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