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Master Gardener
Applications

Applications for the 2015 Chowan, Gates & Perquimans County Extension Master Gardener Program are currently being accepted. Training begins September 15 and continues every Tuesday from 3pm to 6pm for 14 weeks at the Agriculture Center in Edenton. The fee is $85. Apply online at go.ncsu.edu/cgpemgapplication . About the program – Under the guidance of Extension agents, Master Gardener volunteers complete a 40 hour training program, pass an examination, and complete a 40 hour internship. For more information about the program, contact area coordinator, Katy Shook, at (252) 482-6585or kgshook@ncsu.edu

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Master Gardener
Applications

Applications for the 2015 Chowan, Gates & Perquimans County Extension Master Gardener Program are currently being accepted. Training begins September 15 and continues every Tuesday from 3pm to 6pm for 14 weeks at the Agriculture Center in Edenton. The fee is $85. Apply online at go.ncsu.edu/cgpemgapplication . About the program – Under the guidance of Extension agents, Master Gardener volunteers complete a 40 hour training program, pass an examination, and complete a 40 hour internship. For more information about the program, contact area coordinator, Katy Shook, at (252) 482-6585or kgshook@ncsu.edu

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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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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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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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Pekin Bantam by Angus  CC-BY-NC-ND

Protect your Backyard Chickens popular

Avian Infuenza is a virus transmitted by migrating birds, here is some background information and tips for protecting your flock during the fall migration (September and October). History Dec 2014 – First case in MORE » – from   Gardening

Ginkgo Leaves

Tree Talk: Meet the Ginkgo Tree popular

The Ginkgo tree is an ancient species that has much to offer in your landscape —especially their brilliant, but short lived fall color.  But you have to be a little… sexist… when you MORE » – from   Gardening

Bryce Lane

Introduction to Plant Identification popular

The Path to Successful Gardening  Six Week Course taught by Bryce Lane NCSU Professor & Lecturer Emeritus, Dept. of Horticultural Science Location JC Raulston Arboretum Registration $220 (Friends of the Arboretum Members, $180) Syllabus MORE » – from   Gardening

Farm to Fork Schedule

Farm to Fork Schedule. Parents please to be sure to pack your child a lunch and also bring money for the farmers market trip on Monday in Currituck. MORE »

MAD SCIENCE SCHEDULE

Attached is the Mad Science Schedule for this week. Parents please be reminded that breakfast and lunch will NO LONGER BE PROVIDED for camp due to the summer feeding program ending. Please provide MORE »

Become A Master Gardener!

Applications for the 2015 Chowan, Gates & Perquimans County Extension Master Gardener Program will be accepted beginning July 1. Training begins September 15 and continues every Tuesday from 3pm to 6pm for 14 MORE » – from   Chowan County Center

HOOK, LINE, & SINKER WEEKLY SCHEDULE

Next weeks schedule for Hook, Line & Sinker. If you have any questions please feel free to call the Extension office at 252-357-1400  or the Community Center at 252-357-0677. Breakfast and lunch will not MORE »

2015 Summer Jam

Looking for something fun for your children to do this summer?  Come join Gates County 4-H and the Community Center for fun-filled days.  Also Jackie Bundy will offer swimming and horse camps. 2015 MORE »

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EVENTS View All
Bird Conservation in the Face of Future Climate Change WebinarThu Sep 10, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
http://www.sustainableforestswebinars.net/
— 6 days away
Extension Master Gardener TrainingTue Sep 15, 2015
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
730 N Granville St, Edenton, NC 27932, USA
— 2 weeks away
Extension Master Gardener TrainingTue Sep 22, 2015
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
730 N Granville St, Edenton, NC 27932, USA
— 3 weeks away
Extension Master Gardener TrainingTue Sep 29, 2015
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
730 N Granville St, Edenton, NC 27932, USA
— 4 weeks away
Extension Master Gardener TrainingTue Oct 6, 2015
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
730 N Granville St, Edenton, NC 27932, USA
— 1 month away
Extension Master Gardener TrainingTue Oct 13, 2015
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
730 N Granville St, Edenton, NC 27932, USA
— 1 month away
Extension Master Gardener TrainingTue Oct 20, 2015
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
730 N Granville St, Edenton, NC 27932, USA
— 2 months away
Extension Master Gardener TrainingTue Oct 27, 2015
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
730 N Granville St, Edenton, NC 27932, USA
— 2 months away
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