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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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Gardening and
Landscaping Announcements

Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and blogspot for Gardening and Landscaping Info: Twitter Facebook Pitt County Arboretum Blogspot Join us in taking the 40 Gallon Challange Go to http://www.40gallonchallenge.org to learn about and enter your home and landscape water saving techniques and help us all save water for the future. Find Horticulture Jobs: https://twitter.com/HortJobs4U 2012 Showstopper Plants: Showstoppers12flyer.pdf

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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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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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Treating Loopers in Soybeans popular

Looper numbers have really picked up this week in soybeans.  Loopers are migratory pests that sometimes show up late season and eat leaves, but not pods or seeds.  Remember that the threshold for MORE » – from   Soybeans

Bollworms in Bt Cotton popular

We are between flights right now (click here and select “corn earworm” on the right), having experienced our major bollworm (aka corn earworm) flight during the first week of August.  Most of the MORE » – from   Cotton

2014 Pitt County Fair Circuit Shows

Pitt County Fair Open Youth Shows ALL ENTRIES DUE SEPTEMBER 12! $5 per head fee for all late entries. The Dates Listed on Entry Form for the Lamb and Heifer Show are Incorrect MORE »

Pitt County Cotton Variety Test

Please take time and visit the Pitt County Cotton Variety Test that features 15 varieties from various seed companies.  The Cotton Variety Test is located on Scott Farms on Hwy 11 and Futrell MORE »

Field Crop News

Field Crop News with Pitt County Farmers July 10, 2014 Cotton As you are scouting your fields, I am sure you are all looking at plant bugs and stink bugs.  Decisions spraying need to MORE »

Pitt County Corn Variety Test

Please take the time and visit our corn variety test that features 20 hybrids from various seed companies.  The Variety test is located on Mozingo Farms on Stantonsburg Road Farmville, NC.  The Pitt MORE »

Southern Rust in Corn

Southern Corn Rust has been identified in eastern, NC. More information can be found in the following publication by Ron Heiniger and Steve Koenning. Southern Rust in Corn in MORE »

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2014 Master Gardener TrainingTue Sep 9, 2014
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Pitt Cooperative Extension, 403 Government Circle, Greenville, Pitt, NC, United States
— 6 days away
Greenville Pesticide SchoolMon Dec 1 - Tue Dec 2, 2014 - ALL DAY Where:
Pitt County Center 403 Government Circle, Suite 2 Greenville, NC 27834
— 3 months away
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