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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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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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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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2014 HOLIDAY WREATH
SALE

It is that time of year again to revive up your club wreath sales.  The due date to place orders and turn in money is November 17th.  The delivery date is November 25th.

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NCC Conducting STAX/Farm Bill Workshops

NCC Conducting STAX/Farm Bill Workshops October 6, 2014 Contact: T. Cotton Nelson or Marjory Walker (901) 274-9030 MEMPHIS — The National Cotton Council (NCC) has scheduled 25 educational meetings across the Cotton Belt MORE » – from   Cotton

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2014 HOLIDAY WREATH SALE

2014 Wreath Flyer. It is that time of year again to revive up your club wreath sales. The due date to place orders and turn in money is November 17.  Delivery date is MORE »

Duplin County – Cotton Defoliation

Some good cotton defoliation advice from Curtis D. Fountain, Duplin County Agricultural Extension Agent – Field Crops Overview Much of the 2014 Duplin Co. 7,537 acres cotton crop is planted on sandy soils.  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 »

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 »

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 »

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Peter Hatch-Thomas Jefferson's Revolutionary Garden at MonticelloSat Jan 31, 2015
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Pitt County Agricultural Center, 403 Government Circle, Greenville, NC 27834
— 2 months away
Sustainable Forestry Teachers' Academy - CoastalMon Jun 15 - Thu Jun 18, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
New Bern, NC, USA
— 7 months away
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