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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 »

2016 Wayne County Cattlemen’s Meeting

Please join us for the Wayne County Cattlemen’s Association Annual  Meeting on Tuesday, January 26th at 6:30 pm. We will be having a fantastic supper from one of our own members and a MORE »

Show and Sale 2016

Don’t forget that entries for the Wayne County Show and Sale are due FRIDAY, January 15th. Please call the office at 919-731-1525 if you have any questions or need an entry MORE »

Regional Chicken Project 2016

The Regional Chicken Project is an opportunity for youth to learn more about the livestock industry. Youth ages 5 to 18 involved in FFA or 4-H are encouraged to participate. Through this project, MORE »

Keep Poinsettias Fabulous Longer

Q: How should I care for a poinsettia during the holidays?  A:  Poinsettias are a very common site during the Christmas holidays.  You can find them in a wide range of colors from MORE »

Moles or Voles?

Q:  How do I get rid of moles in my lawn?  A:        How to get rid of moles is a question that comes up very often. All of us have experienced a MORE »

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Wayne County Bee SchoolSat Feb 6, 2016 Today
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Wayne County Cooperative Extension, 208 W. Chestnut Street Goldsboro NC 27533
— 6 hours away
4-H Soil/Water Posters DueFri Feb 12 - Fri Feb 12, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Wayne County Extension Center, 208 W Chestnut St, Goldsboro, NC, United States
— 6 days away
Regional Peanut MeetingFri Feb 12, 2016
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
West Farms, 1365 NC 222 East, Fremont NC 27830
— 6 days away
Soybean/Corn Production MeetingSun Feb 14, 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 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
— 2 weeks 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
— 4 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
— 4 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
— 4 weeks away
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