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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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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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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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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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Farmers Market Workshop

The Southern Appalachian Family Farms (SAFF) along with Cherokee and Clay County Extension is offering a Farmers Market Workshop. This workshop is for all vendors who sell at farmer markets and market managers. MORE »

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2015 Mountain Area Beef Conference

All area Beef Producers are invited to the 2015 Mountain Area Beef Conference which will be held on March 20th, 2015  at 3:00 pm at the Western North Carolina Regional Livestock Center in Canton, NC.  The focus of the conference is to improve MORE »

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North Carolina Agriculture Awareness Day popular

North Carolina is a great place when it comes to agriculture! March 18, 2015 – NC Ag Awareness Day – is all about communicating the values and opportunities in agriculture, and we need MORE »

Pesticide Recertification Trainings

These trainings are for those that already have current private and/or commercial pesticide licenses.  If you want to acquire a license, go the end of this notice for information on when the tests MORE »

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2015 Master Gardener Training

The Cooperative Extension Offices of Clay and Cherokee Counties will be offering a Master Gardener Volunteer Certification training beginning Monday, February 2, and continuing on Mondays and Thursdays through March 30th. The training MORE » – from   Clay County Center

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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4th Grade NutritionMon Mar 30, 2015 Today
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM Where:
Murphy Elementary School, Murphy, NC
— 6 hours away
Master Gardener TrainingMon Mar 30, 2015 Today
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Brasstown Community Center
— 7 hours away
Sensible Fitness Mon Mar 30, 2015 Today
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Where:
Moog Components Group, 1995 North Carolina 141, Murphy, NC 28906, United States
— 14 hours away
A.S.P.I.R.E. Mon Mar 30, 2015 Today
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
Tri-County Early College High School, 21 Campus Circle, Murphy, NC 28906, United States
— 14 hours away
Getting started with direct marketingMon Mar 30, 2015 Today
6:45 PM - 9:15 PM Where:
Folk Center Cir Murphy, NC 28906
— 17 hours away
Sensible Fitness Wed Apr 1, 2015
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Where:
Moog Components Group, 1995 North Carolina 141, Murphy, NC 28906, United States
— 3 days away
Making Soaps & Laundry DetergentThu Apr 2, 2015
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
Brasstown Community Civic Center, 255 Settawig Road, Brasstown, NC 28902, United States
— 3 days away
Pesticide Recertification TrainingMon Apr 6 - Mon Apr 6, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Andrews, NC 28901, USA
— 7 days away
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