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NC Cooperative Extension Service_Conference Listening Session_11-6-13

Extension is Planning
for Another Century of Success.

The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service has launched a strategic visioning initiative to evaluate the organization’s business model and chart a course through choppy economic waters. NCCES has seen recurring budget cuts of $20 million since 2000, resulting in the loss of roughly 90 positions over the past four years.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service_Conference Listening Session_11-6-13

Extension is Planning
for Another Century of Success.

The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service has launched a strategic visioning initiative to evaluate the organization’s business model and chart a course through choppy economic waters. NCCES has seen recurring budget cuts of $20 million since 2000, resulting in the loss of roughly 90 positions over the past four years.

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2013 Pitt County
Arboretum Plant Sale

Saturday, May 18, 2013      FLYER 403 Government Circle, Suite 2, Greenville, NC  27834 9-10 a.m.  Friends Preview Plant Sale 10 -12 Noon  Public Plant Sale 11 a.m.  Plant Swap

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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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What’s Killing My Centipede Lawn?

            Large patch is the most damaging disease of centipede lawns in eastern North Carolina. Watch for it this spring. It also occurs in St. Augustine, and zoysia. Excessive nitrogen fertility, fertilizing too MORE »

NED Science Camp – C.E.R.T. Academy

When a DISASTER strikes are you READY?  Northeastern North Carolina is faced with hurricanes, tornadoes, fires, accidents and even earthquakes.  When emergency services cannot get to you, we as citizens rely on our MORE »

Prevent Crabgrass Now

Crabgrass is a summer annual grass that germinates in the spring in eastern North Carolina.  It competes with lawn grasses and grows faster giving the lawn a bad look before the lawn grass MORE »

Home Garden Lettuce

Lettuce is one of the most important vegetable crops grown in the United States.  On average, each person eats 25 pounds of lettuce each year.  Lettuce likes growing at cool temperatures around 60 MORE »

Crapemyrtle Pruning

No matter where I go someone asks about pruning crapemyrtles. It’s been a few years since I addressed this topic so I think it is time to cover it again. Especially since this MORE »

Dealing with Snow Damaged Plants

Now that we’ve had a heavy snow event you may have some plant damage to clean up. The first step is to assess the damage done and decide what steps should be taken MORE »

Trees and Construction

Every year I get questions about dieback and death of trees that occurs following construction. The cause is often related to soil disturbance and root damage during construction. One of the biggest misconceptions MORE »

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EVENTS View All
Pest Management and Beneficials WorkshopSat Apr 19, 2014 Today
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Pitt County Community Schools and Recreation, 4561 County Home Road Greenville, NC 27858
— 10 hours away
Vertical GardeningWed Apr 23, 2014
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Pitt County Ag Center, 403 Government Circle, Greenville, NC, United States
— 4 days away
Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition WorkshipSat May 10, 2014
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Pitt County Community Schools and Recreation, 4561 County Home Road Greenville, NC 27858
— 3 weeks away
2014 Pitt County Master Gardener Plant SaleSat May 17, 2014
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Pitt County Arboretum, 403 Government Circle, Greenville, NC, United States
— 4 weeks away
Lawn CareThu May 22, 2014
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
Pitt County Ag Center, 403 Government Circle, Greenville, NC 27834
— 1 month away
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
— 5 months away
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