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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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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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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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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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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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Fair Housing Program – May 20, 2015

Erica Lindenberg, Fair Housing Educator with the NC Cooperative Extension Service, will be at the Tyrrell County Cooperative Extension Center (407 Martha Street in Columbia) on Wednesday, May 20 at 3 pm presenting a program MORE »

Cook Smart | Eat Smart Spanish

Cook Smart | Eat Smart – Spanish

Cook Smart _ Eat Smart – Spanish Aprenda a cocinar platillos rápidos dentro de su presupuesto. La escuela de cocina, “Cocinar Inteligente, Comer Inteligente” te enseñara como preparar simples, saludables y deliciosas comidas MORE »

Yoga/Tai Chi Classes -Mondays from 9-10 am

Tyrrell County Cooperative Extension will be sponsoring Yoga/Tai Chi Classes on Monday mornings from 9 to 10 am. This FREE opportunity is available to ALL! Come to the Tyrrell County NC Cooperative Extensionand get MORE »

Cook Smart – Eat Smart

COOK SMART – EAT SMART April 7, 14, 21 and 28 6 to 9 pm at the Tyrrell County Cooperative Extension Center Older teens and adults will learn basic cooking skills, nutrition and MORE »

2015 Northeastern NC Craft Workshop

Date: May 12-13 Time: 9:30AM -4:00PM Location: Vernon G James Research and Extension Center Registration Form & 2015 Class information -Details in link below 2015 Northeastern NC Craft Workshop MORE »

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Sustainable Forestry Teachers' Academy - CoastalMon Jun 15 - Thu Jun 18, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
New Bern, NC, USA
— 3 weeks away
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