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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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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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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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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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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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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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Lincoln County Farmers Market @ DSSThu Sep 3, 2015 Today
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Lincoln County Department Of Social Services, 1136 East Main Street, Lincolnton, NC
— 2 hours ago
Visit Boger Extension & Community Association ClubThu Sep 3, 2015 Today
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
at members’ homes or Cold Water Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall.
— 4 hours away
Farmer's MarketThu Sep 3, 2015 Today
1:30 PM - 5:30 PM Where:
Downtown Troy behind in the Cashpoints parking lot
— 5 hours away
Piedmont Farmers Market-Les Myers Park, ConcordThu Sep 3, 2015 Today
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
Les Myers Community Park, Concord, NC 28025, United States
— 6 hours away
City of Kannapolis Farmers' Market OpenThu Sep 3, 2015 Today
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Corner of Vance Street and Loop Road, Kannapolis
— 7 hours away
Lemon Springs ECA MeetingThu Sep 3, 2015 Today
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM— 10 hours away
Sandhills Small Ruminant Association Meeting Thu Sep 3, 2015 Today
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
116 W Prospect Ave, Raeford, NC 28376, USA
— 10 hours away
Sandhills Small Ruminant Association Meeting Thu Sep 3, 2015 Today
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
116 W Prospect Ave, Raeford, NC 28376, USA
— 10 hours away
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