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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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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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shrimp preparation for sensory panel tests

Food Science
Extension

The NC State University Department of Food Science's extension group is dedicated to improving the lives of NC citizens through research, extension education and outreach regarding food, food safety and food processing. With seven pilot plants and partnerships with NC State's Center of Marine Sciences and Technology and the new NC State Fruit and Vegetable Science Institute, Food Science Extension Specialists provide assistance in the areas of Dairy (Ice Cream), Entrepreneurs, Food Safety Certification, HACCP, and Seafood.

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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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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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NCSU Floriculture InfoSearch screen

Floriculture
InfoSearch

Floriculture InfoSearch is a powerful, but focused search engine designed to bring you floriculture information from the scientific literature, trade and association magazines/websites, NC State University, and the American Floral Endowment Floriculture Archive (repository of literature dating back to the 1800s). Use this search engine for all of your floriculture questions. http://floricultureinfosearch.ces.ncsu.edu/

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"Farmland" Documentary ScreeningWed Oct 22, 2014
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Paramount Theatre, 128 E Front St, Burlington, NC 27215, United States
— 11 hours ago
Residential Rain Garden Certification Thu Oct 23, 2014 Today
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM Where:
Chatham County Cooperative Extension, 65 E. Chatham St., Pittsboro
— 3 hours away
Composting 101Thu Oct 23, 2014 Today
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
209-C N Graham Hopedale Rd, Burlington, NC, United States
— 4 hours away
Composting 101Thu Oct 23, 2014 Today
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
209-C N Graham Hopedale Rd, Burlington, NC, United States
— 4 hours away
Composting 101Thu Oct 23, 2014 Today
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
209-C N Graham Hopedale Rd, Burlington, NC, United States
— 4 hours away
Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less ProgramThu Oct 23, 2014 Today
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
Y Express, West Park Medical Complex, North Wilkesboro
— 6 hours away
Cooking and Preserving HerbsThu Oct 23, 2014 Today
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
Randolph County Cooperative Extension, 112 W Walker Ave, Asheboro, NC, United States
— 7 hours away
Nuisance Wildlife Control ProgramThu Oct 23, 2014 Today
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Rockingham County Agricultural Building 525 NC 65 Reidsville NC 27320
— 12 hours away
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