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Our People are our greatest Asset

Happy Employee
Appreciation Day!

To the most dedicated workforce in the industry, on behalf of NC State's Extension administration team and millions of North Carolinians, we extend our sincerest gratitude, respect and admiration on Employee Appreciation Day. Extension is an organization founded on relationships, passion and trust, and it's truly amazing to see our people changing lives and promoting prosperity on a daily basis all across the state. Thank you all for you've done and continue to do! Happy Employee Appreciation Day! ~ Joe, Tom, Sheri & Mike

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Our People are our greatest Asset

Happy Employee
Appreciation Day!

To the most dedicated workforce in the industry, on behalf of NC State's Extension administration team and millions of North Carolinians, we extend our sincerest gratitude, respect and admiration on Employee Appreciation Day. Extension is an organization founded on relationships, passion and trust, and it's truly amazing to see our people changing lives and promoting prosperity on a daily basis all across the state. Thank you all for you've done and continue to do! Happy Employee Appreciation Day! ~ Joe, Tom, Sheri & Mike

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4-H Clover

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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NC Cooperative Extension Service


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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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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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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Minimum temperatures across the region for Friday and Saturday mornings (11:22 am, 3/5/15) popular

1. North Carolina: AWIS NC Mar 5-12 10-DAY DETAILED HOURLY WEATHER FORECASTS  Ahoskie-Tri-Cou Albemarle_AP Andrews Asheboro Asheville_Munic Beaufort-Michae Boone_NC Burlington-Burl Cape_Hatteras_AG Chapel_Hill-Hor Charlotte Cherry_Point Clinton_NC Concord_NC Currituck_NC Edenton-Northea Elizabeth_City Elizabethtown_NC Erwin-Harnett_C Fayetteville_AP Fort_Bragg/Simm MORE » – from   Strawberry Growers Information

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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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
Rescheduled - Regional Grains MeetingTue Mar 10, 2015
7:30 AM - 10:00 AM Where:
East Carolina Ag & Education Center, 1175 Kingsboro Road Rocky Mount
— 4 days away
Edgecombe Master Gardener's MeetingTue Mar 10, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Extension Lab
— 4 days away
Coastal Plain Beekeepers MeetingTue Mar 17, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Tarboro, NC 27886, USA
— 2 weeks away
Southern Foresters' Climate Observations: State Comparisons and Spatial TrendsThu Mar 19, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
http://forestrywebinars.net
— 2 weeks away
Invasive Plant Best Management Practices WebinarTue Mar 24, 2015
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
http://www.sustainableforestswebinars.net/
— 3 weeks away
[ProNR] Urban Forestry Webinar Series: Urban InterfaceThu Mar 26, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
www.forestrywebinars.net
— 3 weeks away
Eastern Carolina 4-H Livestock Show & SaleTue Apr 7 - Wed Apr 8, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
East Carolina Ag & Education Center, 1175 Kingsboro Road, Rocky Mount
— 1 month away
Edgecombe Master Gardener's MeetingTue Apr 14, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Extension Lab
— 1 month away
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