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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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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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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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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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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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Safe Plates for Food Handlers offered in March

Nash and Edgecombe County Cooperative Extension offers Safe Plates for all those who work in the food service industry. The course helps food establishments meet the requirement of having at least one supervisor MORE »

Tips to ‘Chill your Bill’

I have heard the hum of the heater running more often and the ‘cha-ching’ of money leaving my wallet this January.  How can I reduce energy demands this winter? Simple solutions such as MORE »

Money Management Series

This series provides participants with tools and information on how to create a budget that works for them. It also provides easy tips on saving money at the grocery store; including couponing, planning MORE »

East Regional Qualifying 4-H Youth Horse Show

Click below for the horse show classes, horse show entry form, and stall and rv reservations. https://equinehusbandry.ces.ncsu.edu/district-advisory-councils/ Due April 4, 2016 Mail to: Sandy P. Hall, Room 102 Ag Center Drive, Nashville, NC MORE »

February Community Events Calendar

Check out the latest community events available in Nash County. Many of the events are free or low cost! Please click below for a copy of the calendar. Community Events Feb. MORE »

NC Farm School sq w web info

2016 Eastern Piedmont Farm School

The N.C. Farm School started four years ago as the Piedmont Farm School, utilizing Cooperative Extension agents from Davidson, Forsyth, Randolph, Montgomery, and Iredell counties. It has now grown to four schools held MORE »

New Year’s Resolutions…are they SMART?

Many resolutions revolve around doing less: spending less, eating less, weighing less.  These are all really great goals, but are they SMART?  A SMART goal is Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic and Timely. It MORE »

Keep your Thanksgiving Meal Safe  

Most homes in the United States will be preparing turkey for holiday meals.   Unfortunately, this traditional meat can also be a food safety nightmare as turkey is linked to outbreaks of salmonellosis and MORE »

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EVENTS View All
Edgecombe-Nash Area Peanut MeetingMon Feb 15, 2016
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
East Carolina Ag & Education Center, 1175 Kingsboro Road, Rocky Mount
— 2 days away
Regional Grains Update for Nash, Edgecombe, Wayne & WilsonMon Feb 22, 2016
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Wilson County Extension Center, 1801 S. Goldsboro Street, Wilson
— 1 week away
Working Forest Summit for NC LandownersWed Mar 16, 2016
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
Sampson County Agri-Exposition Center, 414 Warsaw Rd, Clinton, NC 28328, United States
— 1 month away
Arbor Day CelebrationSat Mar 19, 2016
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Where:
State Farmers Market Restaurant, 1240 Farmers Market Dr, Raleigh, NC 27603, United States
— 1 month away
Webinar - The Green Leap: Conserving Biodiversity in Subdivision DevelopmentThu Apr 7, 2016
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
http://www.forestrywebinars.net/
— 2 months away
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