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Edgecombe 4-H
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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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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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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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Catfaced strawberry

New Strawberry
Diagnostic Tool

An interdisciplinary team of  NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences extension specialists have created a new, mobile-friendly, database driven tool to help strawberry growers visually diagnose disorders. The new Strawberry Diagnostic Key provides a way to filter by visual characteristics to identify problems. Results include details about the disorders and possible management strategies. The Strawberry Diagnostic Key was developed with funding in part from the Strawberry Sustainability Initiativethe Walmart FoundationUniversity of ArkansasSouthern Region IPM CenterNorth Carolina State University Cooperative Extension Service and the North Carolina Strawberry Association.

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Ginkgo Leaves

Tree Talk: Meet the Ginkgo Tree

The Ginkgo tree is an ancient species that has much to offer in your landscape —especially their brilliant, but short lived fall color.  But you have to be a little… sexist… when you MORE » – from   Gardening

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Poultry Small Flock Avian Influenza PreparednessFri Sep 4, 2015
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
Nash County Extension Center
— 7 days away
Edgecombe Master Gardener's MeetingTue Sep 8, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Extension Lab
— 1 week away
Bird Conservation in the Face of Future Climate Change WebinarThu Sep 10, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
http://www.sustainableforestswebinars.net/
— 2 weeks away
Coastal Plain Beekeepers MeetingTue Sep 15, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Tarboro, NC 27886, USA
— 3 weeks away
Edgecombe Master Gardener's MeetingTue Oct 13, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Extension Lab
— 1 month away
Coastal Plain Beekeepers MeetingTue Oct 20, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Tarboro, NC 27886, USA
— 2 months away
Edgecombe Master Gardener's MeetingTue Nov 10, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Extension Lab
— 2 months away
Coastal Plain Beekeepers MeetingTue Nov 17, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Tarboro, NC 27886, USA
— 3 months away
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