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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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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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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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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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Solar panels

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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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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Local Foods Preservation Classes

Local Foods Preservation Classes If you’ve ever wanted to learn the basics of hot water bath canning, your opportunity is here! The Tyrrell County Extension Office, through a generous grant from Vidant Chowan MORE »

Achievement Night 2016

4-H Achievement Night March 17th, 2016

4-H Achievement Night will be this Thursday, March 17th!   Please bring a covered dish for our Pot Luck Refreshments. Drinks and dessert will be provided.   We will be recognizing our Project MORE »

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Cook Smart / Eat Smart

Cook Smart/Eat Smart is a 4 session program to teach basic cooking skills to older teens and adults. It will be taught Tuesday evenings in April from 6 to 9 pm in the MORE »

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Mad Scientist 4-H Club MeetingTue May 10, 2016
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
407 Martha Street
— 4 days away
4-H Explorers Club MeetingMon May 16, 2016
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM— 1 week away
4-H Scuppernong Sprouts Club MeetingTue May 17, 2016
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM— 2 weeks away
Mad Scientist 4-H Club MeetingTue Sep 13, 2016
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
407 Martha Street
— 4 months away
4-H Explorers Club MeetingMon Sep 19, 2016
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM— 4 months away
4-H Scuppernong Sprouts Club MeetingTue Sep 20, 2016
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM— 4 months away
Mad Scientist 4-H Club MeetingTue Oct 11, 2016
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
407 Martha Street
— 5 months away
4-H Explorers Club MeetingMon Oct 17, 2016
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM— 5 months away
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