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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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shrimp preparation for sensory panel tests

Food Science
Extension

The NC State University Department of Food Science's extension group is dedicated to improving the lives of NC citizens through research, extension education and outreach regarding food, food safety and food processing. With seven pilot plants and partnerships with NC State's Center of Marine Sciences and Technology and the new NC State Fruit and Vegetable Science Institute, Food Science Extension Specialists provide assistance in the areas of Dairy (Ice Cream), Entrepreneurs, Food Safety Certification, HACCP, and Seafood.

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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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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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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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Irrigation Conference

  Thursday, November 6  –  8:00 am – 3:30 pm Raleigh Wastewater Treatment Plant 8500 Battle Bridge Road  Raleigh, NC  27610 Early Registration Fee (before Nov. 1):  $75 (includes 1-year NCIS membership) Regular MORE »

Managing hay for quality in rainy climates

Per:  Drover Cattle Network and Paul Beck, University of Arkansas Extension When harvesting hay, generally our goal is to cut, rake and bale the crop so we are producing a leafy, palatable stored MORE »

US Tobacco Situation & Outlook

Duplin County Center Click here for the October 13 US Tobacco Situation & Outlook.  It was authored by Dr. Blake Brown, NCSU Extension Economist, and Dr. Will Snell, University of Kentucky Extension Economist. MORE »

2014 Multi-County Corn Tests Results

Duplin County Center   Click here for NC Cooperative Extension Multi-County, Multi-Variety Field Corn Yield Demonstrations – 2014.  This effort notes results from the following counties:  Craven, Duplin, Onslow (2 tests), Pender, Pamlico, Robeson, MORE »

Wheat Planting

Budget   Click here for 2014 Crop Comparison Tool developed by the University of Georgia College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences.  The Microsoft Excel version allows you to change wheat prices, yields, input costs, MORE »

Tobacco Curing Field Day

  Wednesday, October 15  -  10:00 am Randy Edwards-Lake Wendell Farms 160 Salem Church Road  Wendell, NC  27591 Please preregister by calling the Johnston Co. Extension Center at 919-989-5380 or email Bryant_Spivey@ncsu.edu by MORE »

Duplin County – Cotton Defoliation popular

Some good cotton defoliation advice from Curtis D. Fountain, Duplin County Agricultural Extension Agent – Field Crops Overview Much of the 2014 Duplin Co. 7,537 acres cotton crop is planted on sandy soils.  MORE » – from   Cotton

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