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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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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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NCSU Floriculture InfoSearch screen

Floriculture
InfoSearch

Floriculture InfoSearch is a powerful, but focused search engine designed to bring you floriculture information from the scientific literature, trade and association magazines/websites, NC State University, and the American Floral Endowment Floriculture Archive (repository of literature dating back to the 1800s). Use this search engine for all of your floriculture questions. http://floricultureinfosearch.ces.ncsu.edu/

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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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Fruits and vegetable produce stand

Horticulture
InfoSearches Provide Answers!

Looking for answers to fruit, vegetable, weed or floriculture questions? The NC State University Department of Horticulture invites you to try their powerful, but focused search engines designed to provide answers from the scientific literature, trade and association magazines/websites and NC State University, and archive (repository of literature dating back to the 1800s).  Use these search engines for all of your fruit, vegetable, weed and floriculture questions. Floriculture InfoSearch Fruit InfoSearch Vegetable InfoSearch Weed InfoSearch

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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 and MD Update (12:45 pm, 3/30/15)

1. SC AWIS SC Mar 30-Apr 6 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 Columbia_Metro Conway_AP Darlington Florence_SC Georgetown_AP_SC Greenville_Donal Greenville_Down Greenville-Spart MORE » – from   Strawberry Growers Information

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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Herter-O’Neal Scholarship

Nominations are being sought for a $750 scholarship offered by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Administrative Professionals Association (NCCEAPA) through March 20, 2015.  The scholarship is available to North Carolina residents pursuing a MORE »

Shooting for the Stars Childcare Conference

2015 Shooting for the Stars Childcare Conference

It’s time for the 2015 “Shooting for the Stars” Northeast Child Care Conference. The conference will be held on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at the Currituck County Cooperative Extension office. The registration deadline MORE »

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2015 4-H Summer Camp Registration has begun!!

Interested in learning lifelong skills and creating lifelong friendships?  Join Hertford County 4-H at the 4-H Eastern Center in Columbia, NC from June 21st  through June 26th.   Kids aged 8 – 14 will never MORE »

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4-H Livestock Show and Sale Committee MeetingMon Apr 6, 2015
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Murfree Center in Murfreesboro NC
— 6 days 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
— 3 weeks away
DAD Registration DueFri Apr 24 - Fri Apr 24, 2015 - ALL DAY— 3 weeks away
[ProNR] Emergency Planning Webinar Thu Apr 30, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
www.forestrywebinars.net
— 4 weeks away
4-H Livestock Show and Sale Committee MeetingMon May 4, 2015
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Murfree Center in Murfreesboro NC
— 1 month away
4-H Livestock Show and Sale Committee MeetingMon Jun 1, 2015
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Murfree Center in Murfreesboro NC
— 2 months away
Sustainable Forestry Teachers' Academy - CoastalMon Jun 15 - Thu Jun 18, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
New Bern, NC, USA
— 2 months away
4-H Livestock Show and Sale Committee MeetingMon Jul 6, 2015
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Murfree Center in Murfreesboro NC
— 3 months away
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