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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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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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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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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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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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Orangestripped oakworms popular

A lot of trees in parking lots and along warm suburban streets could host orangestripped oakworms. I found several infested trees along Centennial Parkway and at the NC Museum of Art in the MORE » – from   Entomology

4-Hers Compete in Regional Chicken Show

On May 14, 2015, the soccer field at Bladen County Parks and Recreation on HWY 701 in Elizabethtown was converted to a show field for the evening. A show for chickens! We had MORE »

Teen Success

To grow and thrive, teens need supportive adults and a positive environment. Everyone wants to be successful in life, even as a teenager, you can achieve success in your life; it just takes MORE »

Child Abuse and Prevention

April is Child Abuse and Prevention Month. According to Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina, 128,005 children were referred to local Department of Social Services agencies for possible abuse and neglect in the state fiscal year 2013-2014. MORE »

The Benefits of Teaching Children to Read

The benefits of teaching your child to read early and well are the key to your child’s academic future. The main reason is that reading is at the heart of all formal education. MORE »

Summer Safety Tips

As the weather is getting warmer and the days are getting longer, many children want to be outside playing and having fun. Your backyard, the beach or the park is a wonderful place MORE »

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Sandhills Small Ruminant Association Meeting Thu Sep 3, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
116 W Prospect Ave, Raeford, NC 28376, USA
— 21 hours away
Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Training Tue Sep 8, 2015
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
116 W Prospect Ave, Raeford, NC 28376, USA
— 5 days away
Bird Conservation in the Face of Future Climate Change WebinarThu Sep 10, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
http://www.sustainableforestswebinars.net/
— 1 week away
Extension Master Gardener Volunteer TrainingTue Sep 15, 2015
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Where:
116 W Prospect Ave, Raeford, NC 28376, USA
— 2 weeks away
Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Training Tue Sep 15, 2015
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
116 W Prospect Ave, Raeford, NC 28376, USA
— 2 weeks away
Extension Master Gardener Volunteer TrainingTue Sep 22, 2015
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Where:
116 W Prospect Ave, Raeford, NC 28376, USA
— 3 weeks away
Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Training Tue Sep 22, 2015
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
116 W Prospect Ave, Raeford, NC 28376, USA
— 3 weeks away
Extension Master Gardener Volunteer TrainingTue Sep 29, 2015
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Where:
116 W Prospect Ave, Raeford, NC 28376, USA
— 4 weeks away
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