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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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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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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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shrimp preparation for sensory panel tests

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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Better Food, Better Health Tue Oct 21, 2014 Today
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
Bette Rae Thomas Recreation Center, 2921 Tuckaseegee Rd, Charlotte, NC 28208, United States
— 3 hours ago
Farm-City Week Planning CommitteeTue Oct 21, 2014 Today
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
123 Caroline St, Rockingham, NC 28379, USA
— 1 hour away
4-H Volunteer Leaders MeetingTue Oct 21, 2014 Today
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Anson County Cooperative Extension Center, 501 McLaurin St., Wadesboro, NC 28170
— 2 hours away
Cooking with Seasonal Foods (pm)Tue Oct 21, 2014 Today
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Lucile Tatum Homemakers Center, Osceola Street, Gastonia, NC, United States
— 2 hours away
Iredell Beekeepers Association meetingTue Oct 21, 2014 Today
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Iredell County Agricultural Resources Center, Statesville
— 3 hours away
Learn Beginning Farming ONLINEWed Oct 22 - Wed Oct 22, 2014 - ALL DAY Where:
NC Cooperative Extension-Cabarrus County Center, 715 Cabarrus Avenue-West, Concord, NC 28027
— 8 hours away
Soil Sampling Kits Available M-FWed Oct 22, 2014
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
N.C. Cooperative Extension-Cabarrus County Center, 715 Cabarrus Avenue-West, Concord, NC 28027
— 16 hours away
Sustainable Living Series: Composting A-ZWed Oct 22, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Where:
Mecklenburg County Cooperative Extension, Armory Drive, Charlotte, Mecklenburg, NC, United States
— 20 hours away
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