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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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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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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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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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Register Now for Farm Tax Workshop

The Chatham County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension will offer a workshop on Tax Issues for Diversified Farmers from 1:00-5:00 pm on Monday September 22 at the Silk Hope Farm Heritage Center in Silk MORE » – from   Growing Small Farms

Pollinator Garden Tour Wednesday August 13

Wednesday August 13 at 5:30 pm Chatham County Agriculture Agent Debbie Roos will be giving a tour of Chatham County Cooperative Extension’s Pollinator Paradise Demonstration Garden at Chatham Mills in Pittsboro. The garden was designed to MORE » – from   Growing Small Farms

Whose Water is it Anyway? popular

Transylvania County and Brevard College will be co-hosting a conference on November 15th at the Porter Center on the Brevard College campus. Organized by the Transylvania Natural Resources Council, the conference will offer MORE »

Master Gardener Volunteer Clinic Hours

The Extension Master Gardener Volunteers are available every Wednesday from March through October from 10:00 a.m. until noon to answer your home gardening quetions.  Stop by the Extension office at 98 E. Morgan MORE »

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Woodland Steward SeriesThu Aug 21, 2014 Today
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
The North Carolina Arboretum, Frederick Law Olmsted Way, Asheville, NC, United States
— 11 hours ago
Woodland Steward SeriesThu Aug 21, 2014 Today
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM Where:
The North Carolina Arboretum, Frederick Law Olmsted Way, Asheville, NC, United States
— 7 hours ago
Woodland Steward Series: 2014 Mountain ProgramThu Aug 21, 2014 @ 1:00 PM -
Fri Aug 22, 2014 @ 5:00 PM Today Where:
The North Carolina Arboretum, 100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way, Asheville, NC, United States
— 7 hours ago
Woodland Steward SeriesFri Aug 22, 2014
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM Where:
Cradle of Forestry, Pisgah Forest, NC, United States
— 13 hours away
V credit Pesticide Safety ClassMon Aug 25, 2014
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Buncombe County Cooperative Extension Center, 94 Coxe Avenue Asheville NC
— 4 days away
IPM for Green Industry Professionals Wed Aug 27, 2014
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM Where:
Mountain Horticultural Crops Research & Extension Center, Mills River, NC, United States
— 6 days away
Weed ID and ControlThu Aug 28, 2014
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Henderson County Cooperative Extension Center, Hendersonville NC
— 7 days away
Pesticide V credit classWed Sep 10, 2014
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM— 3 weeks away
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