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Edgecombe 4-H
Newsletter

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4-H Clover

Edgecombe 4-H
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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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Solar panels

Solar Energy Property
Tax Resources

With a surge in solar power installations across North Carolina, Extension specialists have developed materials to address questions about tax implications, land appraisal and more. Solar Generation Property Taxation Solar and Wind Energy Development Opportunities: Tax Implications

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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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Tips to ‘Chill your Bill’

I have heard the hum of the heater running more often and the ‘cha-ching’ of money leaving my wallet this January.  How can I reduce energy demands this winter? Simple solutions such as MORE » – from   Nash County Center

New Year’s Resolutions: are they SMART?

Many resolutions revolve around doing less: spending less, eating less, weighing less.  These are all really great goals, but are they SMART?  A SMART goal is Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic and Timely. It MORE »

Honey bee hovering near blue-eyed grass flower

Beekeeping Short Course – Starts Tuesday, February 23rd

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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Extension Master Gardener Training – Spring 2016

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 and willing to learn and help MORE »

NCDA&CS Pesticide Disposal Program

Old Pesticide Collection Day

The NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ (NCDA&CS) Pesticide Disposal Assistance Program, a non-regulatory and cost-free program, in cooperation with the Edgecombe County Cooperative Extension Center, will be sponsoring a Pesticide Collection MORE »

NC Tobacco Research Referendum

The North Carolina Tobacco Research Referendum will be held on Thursday, November 19th, 2015. Polling locations have been established at the Edgecombe Cooperative Extension Office and the Edgecombe Farm Service Agency. Polling locations MORE »

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EVENTS View All
Edgecombe-Nash Area Peanut MeetingMon Feb 15, 2016
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
East Carolina Ag & Education Center, 1175 Kingsboro Road, Rocky Mount
— 4 days away
Coastal Plain Beekeepers MeetingTue Feb 16, 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Ag & Education Center 1175 Kingsboro Road, Rocky Mount, NC, United States
— 6 days away
Coastal Plain Beekeepers MeetingTue Feb 16, 2016
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Tarboro, NC 27886, USA
— 6 days away
Regional Grains UpdateMon Feb 22, 2016
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Wilson County Extension Center, 1801 S. Goldsboro Street, Wilson
— 2 weeks away
Coastal Plain Beekeepers - Bee SchoolTue Feb 23, 2016
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
East Carolina Ag Center - Kingsboro Rd. Rocky Mount
— 2 weeks away
Coastal Plain Beekeepers - Bee SchoolTue Mar 1, 2016
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
East Carolina Ag Center - Kingsboro Rd. Rocky Mount
— 3 weeks away
Extension Master Gardener TrainingWed Mar 2, 2016
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Tarboro, Wilson, and Greenville
— 3 weeks away
Edgecombe Master Gardener's MeetingTue Mar 8, 2016
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Extension Lab
— 4 weeks away
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