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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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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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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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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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4-H Super Summer Round-UpFri Aug 22, 2014 Today
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Gaston County Citizen Resource, Dallas Cherryville Highway, Dallas, NC, United States
— 6 hours ago
Alexander County Farmer's MarketSat Aug 23, 2014
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
200 NC Hwy 16 South, Taylorsville, NC 28681
— 8 hours away
Piedmont Farmers "Winecoff School Road Market" OpenSat Aug 23, 2014
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
518 Winecoff School Road, Concord, NC 28027
— 9 hours away
Livestock ShowSat Aug 23, 2014
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
Ag Center, Glen Road
— 10 hours away
4-H: Visit "Saddle-Up Horse Speciality Club"Sat Aug 23, 2014
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM Where:
3600 Wendy Lane, Concord, NC 28027
— 13 hours away
Listen, Look & Learn in the GardenSun Aug 24, 2014
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
Freedom Park, East Boulevard, Charlotte, NC, United States
— 2 days away
"Protect Cabarrus Farmland" Info. available WeekdaysMon Aug 25 - Mon Aug 25, 2014 - ALL DAY Where:
NC Cooperative Extension-Cabarrus County Center, 715 Cabarrus Avenue-West, Concord, NC 28027
— 2 days away
Learn How to "Improve Your Neighborhood" Mon Aug 25 - Mon Aug 25, 2014 - ALL DAY Where:
NC Cooperative Extension-Cabarrus County Center, 715 Cabarrus Avenue-West, Concord, NC 28027
— 2 days away
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