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NC Cooperative
Extension Service Announces Strategic Plan

The Cooperative Extension Service at NC State outlines its vision for restructuring over the next 22 months by targeting its strengths and improving access to services across the state.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service_Conference Listening Session_11-6-13

NC Cooperative
Extension Service Announces Strategic Plan

The Cooperative Extension Service at NC State outlines its vision for restructuring over the next 22 months by targeting its strengths and improving access to services across the state.

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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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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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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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NCSU Biofuel Survey for Farmers popular

From  Dr. Rod Rejesus, Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics at North Carolina State University: Farmers: we are reaching out to you and asking that you participate in an on-line survey. The survey is part MORE » – from   Growing Small Farms

Comment Now on FDA’s New Food Safety Rules popular

From the Carolina Farm Stewardship Association (CFSA): In September 2014, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released several reproposed sections of food safety regulations originally proposed in January 2013: Standards for produce production (Produce Rule) MORE » – from   Growing Small Farms

Lawn & Landscape Professionals Seminar

Dr. Barbara Fair an NC State Extension Horticulture Specialist; Cliff Ruth, Extension Area Horticulture Agent; Silas Brown, Clay County Extension Agent; and Keith Wood, Cherokee County Extension Agent will be presenting a Lawn MORE » – from   Clay County Center

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Lee County Corn Maze Honors Extension Centennial

(Photo courtesy Gross Farms) Gross Farms in Lee County used the Extension centennial logo in their corn maze this fall.Gross Farms in Lee County has joined N.C. Cooperative Extension’s centennial celebration this fall. Guests to their MORE »

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Learn to Grow in a High Tunnel

The Cherokee County Cooperative Extension Service is offering a high tunnel production series of classes.  A high tunnel is a non-heated greenhouse structure where crops can be grown year round in the soil.  Growing crops MORE »

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Moog Components Group Sensible Fitness Mon Dec 22, 2014
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Where:
1995 N Carolina 141, Murphy, NC 28906
— 4 days away
Sewing and So-OnTue Dec 23, 2014
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
Mountain Folk Center, Hwy 64 Murphy, NC
— 5 days away
Moog Components Group Sensible Fitness Wed Dec 24, 2014
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Where:
1995 N Carolina 141, Murphy, NC 28906
— 6 days away
Healthy Lifestyles Classes for SeniorsMon Dec 29, 2014
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
Andrews Community Center Main St Andrews, NC 28901
— 2 weeks away
Moog Components Group Sensible Fitness Mon Dec 29, 2014
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Where:
1995 N Carolina 141, Murphy, NC 28906
— 2 weeks away
Penland SeniorsTue Dec 30, 2014
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM— 2 weeks away
Sewing and So-OnTue Dec 30, 2014
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
Mountain Folk Center, Hwy 64 Murphy, NC
— 2 weeks away
Moog Components Group Sensible Fitness Wed Dec 31, 2014
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Where:
1995 N Carolina 141, Murphy, NC 28906
— 2 weeks away
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