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Edgecombe 4-H
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Horticulture & Forestry Update Extension Master Gardener Volunteer: Currently a Master Gardener or Intern in Training?  Visit our NCSUgarden.com intranet site Interested in the Master Gardener program, got a question for a Master Gardener, or want to find out about educational activities scheduled in your area -- a "public" website will be unveiled soon! Tarboro-Edgecombe Farmers Market: Market information for customers and vendors - check it out here! Apiculture Update Honey & Honeybees: Food Safety News Article - Tests Show Most Store Honey Isn't Honey, read more about this disturbing report and the role that China is playing.

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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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Pastured ducklings. Photo by Debbie Roos.

Register Now for Small Flock Workshop February 5 popular

North Carolina Cooperative Extension, in partnership with The Livestock Conservancy, the NCDA&CS, and the NCSU Prestage Department of Poultry Science, will conduct their Annual Area Small Flock Seminar on Thursday February 5 at the McSwain Extension Education MORE » – from   Growing Small Farms

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Beekeeping Short Course – Starts Tuesday, February 4th popular

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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Fall & Winter Color

Have you wondered what causes some deciduous trees and shrubs to give us the glorious array of colors we enjoy looking at this time of year?  It’s actually a slow chemical process within MORE »

AgVentures Grant Opportunity

NC AgVentures is pleased to announce a new grant opportunity offered by the NC Cooperative Extension Service and funded through the NC Tobacco Trust Fund Commission.  Website: http://agventures.ces.ncsu.edu/ NC AgVentures will award a minimum MORE »

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EVENTS View All
Area Cotton MeetingMon Feb 2, 2015
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Wilson County Extension Center, 1806 SW Goldsboro Street, Wilson NC
— 20 hours away
Certified Beekeepers TrainingTue Feb 3, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Tarboro, NC 27886, USA
— 2 days away
Timber Tax Update for the 2014 Tax Year WebinarThu Feb 5, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
http://www.forestrywebinars.net/
— 4 days away
Edgecombe Master Gardener's MeetingTue Feb 10, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Extension Lab
— 1 week away
Certified Beekeepers TrainingTue Feb 10, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Tarboro, NC 27886, USA
— 1 week away
Working Forest Summit for NC LandownersWed Feb 11, 2015
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM Where:
Williamston, NC, USA
— 1 week away
Edgecombe-Nash Peanut MeetingWed Feb 11, 2015
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
East Carolina Ag & Education Center, 1175 Kingsboro Road, Rocky Mount
— 1 week away
Certified Beekeepers TrainingTue Feb 17, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Tarboro, NC 27886, USA
— 2 weeks away
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