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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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online Extension Gardener Newsletter!

Welcome to our online Extension Gardener Newsletter!   It has gardening tips, recent research, showstopper plants, and all kinds of interesting and timely information about home gardening in NC. You can subscribe to be notified when current newsletters become available online every other month. http://extensiongardener.ces.ncsu.edu/

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Soil Testing

There will be a charge for soil testing this year at the NCDA&CS Agronomic Division between Nov. 25, 2014 and Mar. 31, 2015, so if possible, submit your soil samples prior to this time period.  The charge will be $4 per sample, payable by credit card or escrow account, between the hours of 6am-6pm. Gates will prevent after hours delivery. Soil sample test kits are available at the Cooperative Extension Wake County Center.  For more information on the soil testing process please call a Master Gardener Volunteer at (919) 250-1084 or visit NCDA&CS Agronomic Divisions website at http://www.ncagr.gov/agronomi/sthome.htm

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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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Master Gardener
Volunteer

A Master Gardener Volunteer is available to answer your questions on home gardening, household pests and horticulture. Monday - Friday 9:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-4:00pm (919) 250-1084 mgardener@wakegov.com

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Pest Management Needs on Small Farms in NC popular

NC Farmers and Growers,NC Cooperative Extension Service would like to hear from you about your pest management needs. Spend 10 to 15 minutes filling out a survey and let your voice be heard. MORE »

Retail Ready for Local Produce

Retailers are actively looking for farmers to supply them with local products! This FREE workshop will give you the skills to get your products in grocery stores, co-op markets, food hubs, hospitals, child MORE »

ServSafe for Food Service Establishments

ServSafe A Certification Course for Food Service Establishments.  Who Should Attend? This is a comprehensive program for food service managers and supervisory staff in restaurants, hospitals, nursing homes, child care facilities, and other MORE »

Get your PYO Farm Listed in the News & Observer

Each spring the News & Observer runs a list of pick-your-own farms in the Triangle area (Wake, Orange, Durham, Chatham, Johnston, Franklin and Granville counties.) This year the list wil be published on April 23rd to MORE »

Spring Vegetable Gardening Workshop

Saturday, April 12, 2014 Arrive 8:45;  class 9 AM – 12 Noon REGISTRATION REQUIRED:  call 919-250-1100 Come learn all the basics of vegetable gardening:  site selection, soil preparation, planting seeds and transplants, organic MORE »

Spring pruning demonstration at Lake Crabtree!

Wake County Extension Master Gardeners will hold a spring pruning demonstration workshop at their Lake Crabtree Waterise Garden on Sunday, March 23, 2014 from 1-3 pm. Wondering how to prune or cut back MORE »

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Volunteer Leaders' MtgMon Jan 5, 2015
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM— 2 weeks away
Horse Council MeetingMon Jan 12, 2015
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
4001-E Carya Dr. Raleigh
— 3 weeks away
NCFGC MWCTue Jan 27, 2015
12:30 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Lois G. Britt Agricultural Service Center, Kenansville, NC
— 1 month away
Volunteer Leaders' MtgMon Feb 2, 2015
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM— 1 month away
Horse Council MeetingMon Feb 9, 2015
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
4001-E Carya Dr. Raleigh
— 2 months away
Project Learning Tree Secondary Workshop: Forests of the WorldSat Feb 21 - Sat Feb 21, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, 11 W Jones St, Raleigh, NC 27601, United States
— 2 months away
Volunteer Leaders' MtgMon Mar 2, 2015
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM— 2 months away
Horse Council MeetingMon Mar 9, 2015
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
4001-E Carya Dr. Raleigh
— 3 months away
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