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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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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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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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Register Now for Farm Tax Workshop

The Chatham County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension will offer a workshop on Tax Issues for Diversified Farmers from 1:00-5:00 pm on Monday September 22 at the Silk Hope Farm Heritage Center in Silk MORE » – from   Growing Small Farms

Pollinator Garden Tour Wednesday August 13 popular

Wednesday August 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

Farmer Sales Tax Exemptions

NC DOR prepared these FAQs regarding sales tax issues affecting agriculture.  These FAQs cover nearly all of the topics, they came from NC DOR and are a helpful guidance. There have been many MORE »

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2014 Tomato Field Day

2014 Tomato Field Day is August 7, 2014Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and Extension Center, Mills River, NCOptional Tour: 1:00 pm (Fruits, Ornamentals, Field Crops, Hops)Registration: 2:30 pmWelcome: 3:00 pmTours: 3:15 – 6:00 pmSupper: 6:00 pmLocation:Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and Extension Center URL:http://harvest.cals.ncsu.edu/ncars/Contact:Jeff Chandler MORE »

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Local Meat Workshop in Canton, NC

NC Choices and WNC Agriventures present a one-day workshop for aspiring and practicing local and meat producers.  Join us Wednesday July 23rd at the WNC Regional Livestock Center in Canton, NC for a day of presentations and butchery demonstrations MORE »

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Web-based Events for Everyone!

Everyone is welcome to participate in the events listed at Learn (learn.extension.org) as they match your interests. Please sign in with your Facebook, Twitter or Gmail account to Follow, and plan to attend. Additional sessions may MORE »

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Far West Farm Tour June 27 and 28

Southern Appalachian Family Farms will host Farm Tours in Cherokee and Clay County on June 27 and 28.  The cost is $20.00 per carload for two days at all farms and is self MORE »

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10th Annual Scott Hogsed Youth DaySat Aug 23 - Sat Aug 23, 2014 - ALL DAY Where:
Brasstown, NC
— 22 hours away
Healthy Lifestyles Classes for SeniorsMon Aug 25, 2014
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
Andrews Community Center Main St Andrews, NC 28901
— 3 days away
Moog Components Group Sensible Fitness Mon Aug 25, 2014
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Where:
1995 N Carolina 141, Murphy, NC 28906
— 4 days away
Penland SeniorsTue Aug 26, 2014
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM— 4 days away
Sewing and So-OnTue Aug 26, 2014
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
Mountain Folk Center, Hwy 64 Murphy, NC
— 4 days away
Moog Components Group Sensible Fitness Wed Aug 27, 2014
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Where:
1995 N Carolina 141, Murphy, NC 28906
— 6 days away
4-H Sewing ClassThu Aug 28, 2014
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
Mountain Folk Center, Hwy 64, Murphy, NC
— 6 days away
Moog Components Group Sensible Fitness Mon Sep 1, 2014
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Where:
1995 N Carolina 141, Murphy, NC 28906
— 2 weeks away
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