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Catfaced strawberry

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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Catfaced strawberry

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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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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Solar Energy Property
Tax Resources

With a surge in solar power installations across North Carolina, Extension specialists have developed materials to address questions about tax implications, land appraisal and more. Solar Generation Property Taxation Solar and Wind Energy Development Opportunities: Tax Implications

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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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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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40 Gallon Challenge

Take the pledge to conserve water! Complete the survey to identify ways that you could save an additional 40 gallons of water each day.  There are indoor and outdoor strategies. Boost your county’s MORE » – from   Gardening

Cotton Planting Conditions May 3, 2016 popular

Keith Edmisten, Professor of Crop Science and Extension Cotton Specialist Guy Collins, Extension Associate Professor – Cotton The DD60s predicted for the 5 days following planting at Rocky Mount are included in the MORE » – from   Cotton

Soybean Forum

What to expect. Charles Hall, NC Soybean Producers Association asked agents to share the following information with Soybean Growers.”On Friday, Feb 5 at the Southern Farm Show, doors open 8:30 am and we MORE »

2016 Winter Commodity Meetings Schedule

Wednesday, January 27th 9AM: Tobacco Production & GAP Meeting Sampson County – Agri-Expo Center 414 Warsaw Rd, Clinton NC 28328 RSVP by: January 20th Thursday, February 4th 10AM: Corn/Soybean/Small Grains Meeting Duplin County MORE »

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Tobacco Referendum Vote November 19–8am-5pm–Duplin County Extension Center North Carolina tobacco growers will vote Nov. 19 on whether to continue their self-assessment to support tobacco research and education. The assessment is 10 cents MORE »

Safety Around Power Lines

Provided by Duke Energy At the request of Dr. Ellington, NCSU Extension Specialist and Duke Energy, I would like to share with you information concerning high voltage power lines on farm land that MORE »

Curing Tobacco on Standby Power

What to expect. With the potential weather situation approaching, Dr. Ellington (NCSU Specialist) and I wanted to share information related to standby power in the event power outages occur. Most of you have MORE »

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ECA Leadership Team MeetingTue May 17, 2016
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Rom 104 - Lois G. Britt Ag Service Center - Kenansville
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Rom 208 - Lois G. Britt Ag Service Center - Kenansville
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