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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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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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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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Flu Season

Flu season is here. There are many different influenza viruses that are constantly changing. They cause illness, hospital stays and even deaths in the United States each year. I’m sure Ebola is the MORE »

Parenting Is a Must

Parents are needed more than our children are willing to admit. We can play an irreplaceable role in their lives. This vital relationship positively impacts a child’s physical, mental, and emotional well-being. We MORE »

Corn Bt Trait and Seed Treatment Efficacy popular

Most of you have already ordered your hybrids for 2015.  These will undoubtedly come with an insecticidal seed treatment and one or more Bt traits (with the exception of refuge corn).  It is MORE » – from   Entomology

Free Pestidice Collection Day

Do you have pesticides at your home or farm that you no longer need or use? If your answer is ‘yes’, then you’ll be interested in the Hoke County Pesticide Collection Day on MORE »

Duplin County – Cotton Defoliation popular

Some good cotton defoliation advice from Curtis D. Fountain, Duplin County Agricultural Extension Agent – Field Crops Overview Much of the 2014 Duplin Co. 7,537 acres cotton crop is planted on sandy soils.  MORE » – from   Cotton

Parents As Teachers

This year, NC Cooperative Extension is celebrating 100 years of providing the citizens of NC with information based on scientific research that helped them to improve their lives. NC Cooperative Extension has worked MORE »

Certified Safe Farm

Agriculture ranks among the most hazardous industries in the world. Working with heavy equipment, live animals, and various other tasks around the farm create ample opportunities for accidents to occur. Farm workers are MORE »

Teach Children to be Respectful

We often forget that children aren’t born with a built-in sense of respect for others. While each child has a different personality, all children need to be taught to be respectful. Respect is MORE »

Caring for Damaged Centipede Lawns

Many centipede lawns in southeastern North Carolina have suffered serious damage this past winter due to cold injury. These damaged lawns contain large areas of dead grass that never greened up this spring MORE »

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EVENTS View All
4-H Life Skills Advisory CommitteeThu Nov 6, 2014
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Edinborough Family Restaurant, 224 S. Main Street, Raeford, NC 28376, United States
— 1 week away
Hoke County Cooperative Extension Advisory Council Mon Nov 17, 2014
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Edinborough Family Restaurant, 224 South Main Street, Raeford, NC 28376
— 3 weeks away
Family and Consumer Sciences Program Advisory CommittteeMon Dec 1, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
Edinborough Family Restaurant, 224 S. Main Street, Raeford, NC 28376
— 1 month away
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