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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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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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Edgecombe 4-H
Newsletter

Would you like to receive our "Clover Express" 4-H Newsletter by email?  If so, please sign up here: http://eepurl.com/ry46v

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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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Comment Now on FDA’s New Food Safety Rules popular

From the Carolina Farm Stewardship Association (CFSA): In September 2014, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released several reproposed sections of food safety regulations originally proposed in January 2013: Standards for produce production (Produce Rule) MORE » – from   Growing Small Farms

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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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Extension Master Gardener Training – Spring 2015

Edgecombe Extension Master Gardeners Master Gardener volunteers are members of the local community who take an active interest in their lawns, trees, shrubs, and gardens. They are enthusiastic, willing to learn and help others. MORE »

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Edgecombe Farm City BreakfastThu Dec 4, 2014
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM Where:
East Carolina Ag & Education Center, 1175 Kingsboro Road Rocky Mount
— 6 days away
Edgecombe Master Gardener's MeetingTue Dec 9, 2014
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Extension Lab
— 2 weeks away
Edgecombe Master Gardener's MeetingTue Jan 13, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Extension Lab
— 2 months away
Edgecombe Master Gardener's MeetingTue Feb 10, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Extension Lab
— 2 months away
Edgecombe Master Gardener's MeetingTue Mar 10, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Extension Lab
— 3 months away
Edgecombe Master Gardener's MeetingTue Apr 14, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Extension Lab
— 5 months away
Edgecombe Master Gardener's MeetingTue May 12, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Extension Lab
— 5 months away
Edgecombe Master Gardener's MeetingTue Jun 9, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Extension Lab
— 6 months away
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