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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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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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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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Hertford Co. Ag
Safety Day Caught on News Channel 3

Channel 3 WTKR meteorologist Dominic Brown tells about his day spent with Hertford County Extension during their recent Ag Safety Day.  Click here to check ou the video.

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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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Farmers Market start
up set for May!

The Winton Farmers Market will open for the 2014 season starting May 2nd.  Hours of operation are 3pm - 6pm every Friday.  The market is located 205 South Main Street Winton, NC.  Come out and support our local vendors. To visit their facebook page click here.

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Pollinator Garden Tour Wednesday July 8 popular

Wednesday July 8 at 5:30 pm Chatham County Agriculture Agent Debbie Roos will be giving a tour of Chatham County Cooperative Extension’s Pollinator Paradise Demonstration Garden at Chatham Mills in Pittsboro. The garden was designed to MORE » – from   Growing Small Farms

4-H Summer Fun Sign Up Booklet

2015 4-H Summer Fun Sign Up

Hey everyone it is finally here!! The 2015 4-H Summer Fun booklet is hot off the press.  We look forward to a fantastic summer working with area youth.  To see what’s happening click MORE »

Hertford County Activity Day scheduled for April 8th.

Hertford County 4-H Activity Day

Attention all 4-H’ers!!  It’s time for Activity Day!  Time for you to show off your skills and talents during our presentation competition.  Youth will be judged and may have the opportunity to take MORE »

2015 Science.Biotechnology.Investigate Academy

2015 SBI Academy

Come join us for the 2015 S.B.I. Academy to be held on July 7 – 9th.  This camp is open to rising 6th – 8th graders.  Come and explore the world of science, MORE »

Hertford County Home Grown

2015 Hertford County Home Grown

The Hertford County Extension Office will be hosting their annual Home Grown event on March 10, 2015 at 5pm. This year’s theme is “Celebrating our Success in 2014”. Please join us as we MORE »

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Winton Farmers MarketFri Jul 10, 2015
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
205 S Main St, Winton, NC 27986, USA
— 3 days away
Winton Farmers MarketFri Jul 17, 2015
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
205 S Main St, Winton, NC 27986, USA
— 1 week away
Winton Farmers MarketFri Jul 24, 2015
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
205 S Main St, Winton, NC 27986, USA
— 2 weeks away
Winton Farmers MarketFri Jul 31, 2015
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
205 S Main St, Winton, NC 27986, USA
— 3 weeks away
4-H Livestock Show and Sale Committee MeetingMon Aug 3, 2015
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Murfree Center in Murfreesboro NC
— 4 weeks away
Winton Farmers MarketFri Aug 7, 2015
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
205 S Main St, Winton, NC 27986, USA
— 1 month away
Winton Farmers MarketFri Aug 14, 2015
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
205 S Main St, Winton, NC 27986, USA
— 1 month away
Winton Farmers MarketFri Aug 21, 2015
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
205 S Main St, Winton, NC 27986, USA
— 1 month away
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