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Edgecombe 4-H
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4-H Clover

Edgecombe 4-H
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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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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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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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Bumble bee on coneflower.

Pollinator Garden Tour Wednesday July 8

Wednesday July 8 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

Bermudagrass creeping stem and foliage

Bermudagrass control in landscapes

Bermudagrass, crabgrass and other annual grasses seem to defy the drought conditions that make our landscape plants wilt.  Annual grassy weeds, like crabgrass, can be removed by hand and controlled with mulches and MORE » – from   Horticulture

Honey bee hovering near blue-eyed grass flower

Beekeeping Short Course – Starts Tuesday, February 4th

Beekeeping Short Course Office: 252-641-7827, Email: colby_griffin@ncsu.edu The Coastal Plains Beekeeping Chapter in conjunction with the North Carolina State Beekeepers Association and NC Cooperative Extension are offering the beginning bee keeping short course MORE »

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Edgecombe Master Gardener's MeetingTue Jul 14, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Extension Lab
— 1 week away
Edgecombe Master Gardener's MeetingTue Aug 11, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Extension Lab
— 1 month away
Coastal Plain Beekeepers MeetingTue Aug 18, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Tarboro, NC 27886, USA
— 1 month away
Edgecombe Master Gardener's MeetingTue Sep 8, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Extension Lab
— 2 months away
Coastal Plain Beekeepers MeetingTue Sep 15, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Tarboro, NC 27886, USA
— 2 months away
Edgecombe Master Gardener's MeetingTue Oct 13, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Extension Lab
— 3 months away
Coastal Plain Beekeepers MeetingTue Oct 20, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Tarboro, NC 27886, USA
— 4 months away
Edgecombe Master Gardener's MeetingTue Nov 10, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Extension Lab
— 4 months away
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