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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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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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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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Gates County 4-H Promoting Physical Fitness

Gates County 4-H in collaboration with the school system and a grant, installed climbing playground equipment.  The grant encourages youth to increase their outdoor activity thus increasing their physical MORE »

Governor’s Volunteer’s Service Award

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2015 Governor’s Volunteer’s Service Award.  The awards program, created by the Office of the Governor in 1979, recognizes North Carolina’s most dedicated volunteers.  Through the years, MORE »

Learning the Art and Science of Plant Propagation

Article by Gates County Extension Master Gardener, Cynthia Wagoner This time of the year, gardeners look forward to getting ready for fall, planting a fall garden, digging up tender bulbs, dividing plants and MORE »

“Inspire A Future Scientist”

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 »

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Albemarle Area Landscape SchoolWed Feb 25, 2015
10:00 AM - 2:30 PM Where:
1209 McPherson St, Elizabeth City, NC 27909, USA
— 2 months away
Ask A Master Gardener HelplineTue Mar 3, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
730 N Granville St, Edenton, NC 27932, USA
— 2 months away
Sustainable Forestry Teachers' Academy - CoastalMon Jun 15 - Thu Jun 18, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
New Bern, NC, USA
— 6 months away
Master Gardener Applications AcceptedWed Jul 1 - Wed Jul 1, 2015 - ALL DAY— 6 months away
Extension Master Gardener TrainingTue Sep 15, 2015
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
730 N Granville St, Edenton, NC 27932, USA
— 9 months away
Extension Master Gardener TrainingTue Sep 22, 2015
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
730 N Granville St, Edenton, NC 27932, USA
— 9 months away
Extension Master Gardener TrainingTue Sep 29, 2015
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
730 N Granville St, Edenton, NC 27932, USA
— 9 months away
Extension Master Gardener TrainingTue Oct 6, 2015
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
730 N Granville St, Edenton, NC 27932, USA
— 10 months away
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