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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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Extension Announcements

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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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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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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Pastured Egg Production Field Day popular

North Carolina State University and North Carolina Cooperative Extension will conduct a Pastured Egg Production Field Day from 8:00 am-3:00 pm on Wednesday, September 24 at the Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) in Goldsboro, NC. Topics: MORE » – from   Growing Small Farms

Pawpaw Orchard Show & Tell popular

Chatham County Cooperative Extension has organized a Pawpaw Orchard Show & Tell for Monday, September 8, 2014 at Full of Life Farms outside of Pittsboro. We will visit grower Wynn Dinnsen’s orchard where he grows over MORE » – from   Growing Small Farms

Register Now for Farm Tax Workshop popular

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

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Summer Veggie Problems

Tomatoes are in full swing of production this time of year.  Unfortunately these red beauties can succumb to the diseases of blight and wilt.  Early blight shows up on the lower leaves as 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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Tarboro-Edgecombe Farmers MarketFri Sep 5, 2014
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM Where:
507 Albemarle Avenue, Tarboro, NC, United States
— 3 days away
Tarboro-Edgecombe Farmers MarketSat Sep 6, 2014
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
507 Albemarle Avenue, Tarboro, NC, United States
— 5 days away
Edgecombe Master Gardener's MeetingTue Sep 9, 2014
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Extension Lab
— 1 week away
NC Cotton Field DayWed Sep 10, 2014
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM— 1 week away
Edgecombe Master Gardener's MeetingTue Oct 14, 2014
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Extension Lab
— 1 month away
Edgecombe Master Gardener's MeetingTue Nov 11, 2014
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Extension Lab
— 2 months away
Edgecombe Master Gardener's MeetingTue Dec 9, 2014
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Extension Lab
— 3 months away
Edgecombe Master Gardener's MeetingTue Jan 13, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Extension Lab
— 4 months away
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