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Hertford County
4-Her's Help Pack 80,000 Meals

Three Hertford County 4-Her's attended the 2016 North Carolina 4-H Congress held in Raleigh July 16-19. 4-H Congress is an annual state 4-H event where 4-Her's from across the state of North Carolina come together to participate in workshops and community service projects. This year the hands to service project was Feeding Children Everywhere. The youth worked in teams as they packed meals for needy families. These meals will be distributed throughout the state of North Carolina. The youth packed over 80,000 meals. Great job 4-Her's!

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Hertford County
4-Her's Help Pack 80,000 Meals

Three Hertford County 4-Her's attended the 2016 North Carolina 4-H Congress held in Raleigh July 16-19. 4-H Congress is an annual state 4-H event where 4-Her's from across the state of North Carolina come together to participate in workshops and community service projects. This year the hands to service project was Feeding Children Everywhere. The youth worked in teams as they packed meals for needy families. These meals will be distributed throughout the state of North Carolina. The youth packed over 80,000 meals. Great job 4-Her's!

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

New Mailing
Address

The Hertford County Extension office will no longer be receiving mail using PO Box 188. Please use the following address from this point forward.  Our new mailing address is Hertford County Extension 301 W. Tryon St. Winton, NC 27986.  Thank you and sorry for an inconvenience.

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Start a 4-H Club
Today!

4-H started right here in Hertford County over 100 years ago.  Why not make something old new again and start your very own 4-H club today?  It is free to become a 4-H member and most of our programs are either free or low cost.  Want more info?  Give us a call at 358-7822, email Stephanie Parker-Helmkamp at stephanie_m_parker@ncsu.edu or stop by the Extension Office at 301 W. Tryon Street, Winton, NC.  See you soon!

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Hertford County
4-Her's Help Pack 80,000 Meals

Three Hertford County 4-Her's attended the 2016 North Carolina 4-H Congress held in Raleigh July 16-19. 4-H Congress is an annual state 4-H event where 4-Her's from across the state of North Carolina come together to participate in workshops and community service projects. This year the hands to service project was Feeding Children Everywhere. The youth worked in teams as they packed meals for needy families. These meals will be distributed throughout the state of North Carolina. The youth packed over 80,000 meals. Great job 4-Her's!

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Farmers Market open
for the 2016 Season!

The Winton Farmers Market will open for the 2016 season on may 6th.  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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Figure 4. These symptoms of pale green coloration of the upper leaves, and severe yellowing and beaching of the lower leaves may be observed by downloading the above .gif file. This image provides a 360-degree view of a symptomatic plant.
©2016 Forensic Floriculture

From the Field-Agronomy Notes popular

Tobacco Research Update: Nitrogen Deficiency of Tobacco In this tobacco research update, we highlight the symptoms of nitrogen deficiency.  These images are part of a project supported by the North Carolina Tobacco Foundation to MORE » – from   Tobacco Growers Information

Figure 2. View of a newly transplanted burley tobacco plant in the nutrient disorder irrigation system.  Note the yellow drip emitters used to deliver the nutrient solution.
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From the Field-Agronomy Notes popular

Tobacco Research Update: Development of an Online Nutrient Disorder Diagnostic Key for Tobacco Over the next few weeks, we will be providing updates about our current research project of developing a web-based nutrient MORE » – from   Tobacco Growers Information

Hopper burn damage from potato leaf hopper on red maple

Maple Nursery IPM Update popular

I had several questions related to problems with maples last week. In the process I noticed damage from maple spider mite, hopper burn (potato leaf hopper), maple shoot borer, anthracnose, and canker diseases. MORE » – from   Wilson County Center

Bumble bee on coneflower. Photo by Debbie Roos.

Pollinator Garden Tour Wednesday July 13 popular

Wednesday July 13 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

Frost ring on apple. Photo by Debbie Roos.

Frost Ring on Apples popular

Some apple growers are noticing that some of their apples are looking a little strange, with odd colored scabby rings around the fruit. This is called frost ring and is a result of the MORE » – from   Growing Small Farms

2016 4-H Summer Fun

2016 4-H Summer Fun Sign Up

Hey everyone it is finally here!! The 2016 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 »

2016 4-H NED Ag Science Camp

NED Ag-Science Campers Needed!

Attention all Hertford County rising 6th – 10 graders!  We are looking for individuals that have an interest in the following categories: Animal Science Horticulture Science Crop Science/Biotechnology Wildlife/Environmental Science If this is MORE »

17th Annual Earth Day Celebration

17th Annual Earth Day Celebration will be held on Saturday, May 7th from 9am to 12noon at the North Carolina Virginia Station off Railroad St. in downtown Ahoskie. Help us promote recycling and MORE »

4-H County Activity Day Flyer

Hertford County 4-H Activity Day

Attention all interested 4-Her’s! The deadline to register for District Activity Day has been extended until Friday, April 15th, 2016. Please see the information below for more details. Attention all 4-H’ers!!  It’s time MORE »

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2016 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 26th  through July 1st.   Kids aged 8 – 14 will MORE »

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EVENTS View All
4-H Livestock Show and Sale Committee MeetingMon Aug 1, 2016
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Murfree Center in Murfreesboro NC
— 2 days away
Webinar - Assessing Sustainability for Agricultural and Urban ForestsThu Aug 11, 2016
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Where:
forestrywebinars.net
— 2 weeks away
4-H Livestock Show and Sale Committee MeetingMon Sep 5, 2016
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Murfree Center in Murfreesboro NC
— 1 month away
4-H Livestock Show and Sale Committee MeetingMon Oct 3, 2016
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Murfree Center in Murfreesboro NC
— 2 months away
4-H Livestock Show and Sale Committee MeetingMon Nov 7, 2016
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Murfree Center in Murfreesboro NC
— 3 months away
4-H Livestock Show and Sale Committee MeetingMon Dec 5, 2016
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Murfree Center in Murfreesboro NC
— 4 months away
4-H Livestock Show and Sale Committee MeetingMon Jan 2, 2017
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Murfree Center in Murfreesboro NC
— 5 months away
4-H Livestock Show and Sale Committee MeetingMon Feb 6, 2017
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Murfree Center in Murfreesboro NC
— 6 months away
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