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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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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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Science Alive
Workshop

Norfolk State University is hosting the 2nd annual Science Alive event for Girl Scouts Brownies through Ambassadors. Girls will enjoy hands-on activities led by faculty and students. Choose from sessions in engineering, chemistry, medicine, biology, and physical science. Spend time on a college campus, meet athletes and sorority sisters, and take part in the traditional lunchtime dance party.

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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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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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“Inspire A Future Scientist” popular

It’s a tight race!! Please vote for NC 4-H student Chase Lewis, who is NC’s only finalist in National 4-H’s “Inspire a Future Scientist” video contest. Chase currently is in 2nd place and MORE »

Gates County Summer Jams 2014

The Gates County 4-H Summer Jams Booklet 2014 are now available. The program will be offering fun and safe learning experiences for children. Youth will learn and grow participating in these unique opportunities. For MORE »

Gates County Extension Celebrates 100 Years!!!

May 8, 2014, was the birthday of the Cooperative Extension Service with the signing of the Smith-Lever Act of Congress.  Then and now, Cooperative Extension has strived to help people improve their quality MORE »

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Ask A Master Gardener - Garden HelplineTue Sep 2, 2014
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM— 1 week away
Extension Master Gardener Plant SaleSat Sep 27, 2014
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
730 N Granville St, Edenton, NC, United States
— 1 month away
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