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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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Master Gardener Phone Duty

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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Subscribe to our
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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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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NC Cooperative Extension Service

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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Club Choice Plus

Club Choice Plus:  A free, weight-loss class with Zumba, healthy refreshments and more. Ages:  Adults & Children (ages 5-17) For more information:  see attached flyer (in English & Spanish): Marketing Fall 2015 MORE »

Wake County Agricultural Businesses

We are in the process of updating Wake County Agricultural Businesses and would appreciate your assistance.  If you are a farmer, landscaper  or own livestock, please take a moment to update our records. MORE »

Private Applicator’s License Class

Private Applicators V Training and Resistant Weed Management Class will be held at the Wake County Cooperative Extension Office Sept 9, 2015.  Please see attachment for details and registration. CARD_two MORE »

4-H FIT KIDS

Teens who participate in 4-H Fit Kids receive health coaching and access to nutrition information,  learn about healthy snacks/meals, utilizing food safety principles, nutritional information and limited food budgets.  (see flyer for more MORE »

corn aflatoxin

Farmers Should Test Their Corn

(Photo of Aspergillus flavus infected corn from http://www.corn-sorghum.org/aflatoxin-prevention-0) The state agriculture department is advising corn growers to have their corn tested for aflatoxin, a byproduct of mold that can be harmful to humans and livestock. MORE »

NCSU Turfgrass Field Day 8/12

2015 NC State University Turfgrass Field Day WHEN:   Wednesday August 12th.  8:30 AM – 2:00 PM WHERE: :Lake Wheeler Turfgrass Research Lab 3920 Dr. Bill Gilbert Way Raleigh, NC 27603 (Map) The MORE »

Avian Flu Update and Upcoming Regional Meeting popular

Avian influenza (AI)–the bird flu–is a virus that infects wild birds (such as ducks, gulls, and shorebirds) and domestic poultry (such as chickens, turkeys, ducks, and geese).  Wild birds often are not affected MORE »

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Pesticide Applicator TrainingWed Sep 9, 2015
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
4001 Carya Dr, Raleigh, NC 27610, USA
— 1 week away
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