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Edgecombe 4-H
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Edgecombe 4-H
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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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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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SC, TN, KY Updates (2 pm, 3/26/15)

State by State Summaries:  SC, TN, KY South Carolina:  AWIS SC Mar 26-Apr 2 10-DAY DETAILED HOURLY WEATHER FORECASTS  Aiken_AP Anderson_Co_Air Barnwell_AP Beaufort_Cnty_AP Beaufort_SC Bennettsville_Je Camden_AP Charleston_Exec_ Charleston_Muni Cheraw_AP Chester_AP Clemson-Clemson Columbia-Columb Columbia/McEnti 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 »

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EVENTS View All
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 week away
Edgecombe Master Gardener's MeetingTue Apr 14, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Extension Lab
— 3 weeks away
Coastal Plain Beekeepers MeetingTue Apr 21, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Tarboro, NC 27886, USA
— 4 weeks away
Pine Straw Harvesting in Longleaf Pine Forests: Best Management Guidelines to Sustain Wildlife ResourcesThu Apr 23, 2015
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Where:
www.forestrywebinars.net
— 4 weeks away
[ProNR] Emergency Planning Webinar Thu Apr 30, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
www.forestrywebinars.net
— 1 month away
Edgecombe Master Gardener's MeetingTue May 12, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Extension Lab
— 2 months away
Coastal Plain Beekeepers MeetingTue May 19, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Tarboro, NC 27886, USA
— 2 months away
Edgecombe Master Gardener's MeetingTue Jun 9, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Extension Lab
— 2 months away
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