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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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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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Soil Testing

There will be a charge for soil testing this year at the NCDA&CS Agronomic Division between Nov. 27, 2013 and Mar. 30, 2014, 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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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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Pastured Egg Production Field Day

North Carolina State University and North Carolina Cooperative Extension will conduct a Pastured Egg Production Field Day from 8:00 am-3:00 pm on Wednesday, September 24 at the Cherry Research Farm in Goldsboro, NC. Topics: Paddock MORE » – from   Growing Small Farms

Pawpaw Orchard Show & Tell popular

Chatham County Cooperative Extension has organized a Pawpaw Orchard Show & Tell for Monday, September 8, 2014 at Full of Life Farms outside of Pittsboro. We will visit grower Wynn Dinnsen’s orchard where he grows over MORE » – from   Growing Small Farms

Register Now for Farm Tax Workshop popular

The Chatham County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension will offer a workshop on Tax Issues for Diversified Farmers from 1:00-5:00 pm on Monday September 22 at the Silk Hope Farm Heritage Center in Silk MORE » – from   Growing Small Farms

The Pillowcase Project for 3rd, 4th & 5th Grades

The pillowcase Project was created by the American Red Cross, and implemented in New Orleans schools following Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and soon became a preparedness education program for elementary school students nationwide. (see 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 »

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 »

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Volunteer Leaders' MtgMon Sep 1, 2014
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM— 5 days away
Project Learning Tree PreK-8 WorkshopSat Sep 6, 2014
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Where:
1369 Tyler Dewar Ln, Fuquay Varina, NC 27526, USA
— 1 week away
Horse Council MeetingMon Sep 8, 2014
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
4001-E Carya Dr. Raleigh
— 2 weeks away
Volunteer Leaders' MtgMon Oct 6, 2014
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM— 1 month away
Horse Council MeetingMon Oct 13, 2014
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
4001-E Carya Dr. Raleigh
— 2 months away
Volunteer Leaders' MtgMon Nov 3, 2014
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM— 2 months away
Horse Council MeetingMon Nov 10, 2014
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
4001-E Carya Dr. Raleigh
— 2 months away
Volunteer Leaders' MtgMon Dec 1, 2014
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM— 3 months away
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