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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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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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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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Looking for Carteret
County Grown Produce?

Farmers and gardeners in Carteret County are able to harvest fresh, healthy produce almost every month of the year. See our Crystal Coast Produce brochure to discover what is in season now and to meet our county farmers and locate farm stands. Click Here

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Plant Clinic

Open to the Public: Every Monday 1:00-3:30 p.m. through fall.  Don't know what's wrong with your plant? Call or stop by Room 308 of the CMAST building in Morehead City to talk with a Carteret County Master Gardener Volunteer. (252) 222-6359.

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2014 Farmer’s Tax Guide

The 2014 Farmer’s Tax Guide (IRS publication 225) is for farmers and those preparing taxes for agricultural enterprises. It provides clear instruction of tax regulations as well as includes worksheets and depreciation tables. MORE » – from   Craven County Center

Corn Entomology 2015 Presentation Now Available

This link (Corn 2015) provides a recorded presentation intended for agent training or broadcast in grower meetings.  Please report broadcast usage to Dominic Reisig (ddreisig@ncsu.edu) for his records. This link (Corn 2015) provides MORE » – from   Entomology

Should You Spray for Hessian Fly?

Around this time of the year, Hessian fly adults are definitely active.  Many growers spraying herbicide are wondering if they will get a return on investment tank mixing with an insecticide- something I’ve MORE » – from   Entomology

Demonstration Gardens in Carteret County

A large part of the educational program for Carteret County Master Gardeners revolves around demonstration gardens that are located across the county on sites owned by wonderful organizations who partner with Master Gardeners MORE »

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Private Applicator Safety TrainingThu Mar 5, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Craven County Agricultural Building, 300 Industrial Drive, New Bern, NC 28562
— 5 days away
Pond Management WorkshopTue Mar 17, 2015
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension - Sampson County, Clinton, NC
— 2 weeks away
Southern Foresters' Climate Observations: State Comparisons and Spatial TrendsThu Mar 19, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
http://forestrywebinars.net
— 3 weeks away
Invasive Plant Best Management Practices WebinarTue Mar 24, 2015
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
http://www.sustainableforestswebinars.net/
— 3 weeks away
Urban Forestry Webinar Series: Urban InterfaceThu Mar 26, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
www.forestrywebinars.net
— 4 weeks away
Medicare 101: Navigating the Medicare Maze (Free Seminar)Tue Mar 31, 2015
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
Leon Mann Jr. Enrichment Center, 3820 Galantis Drive, Morehead City, NC 28557, United States
— 1 month away
Holiday--Good FridayFri Apr 3 - Fri Apr 3, 2015 - ALL DAY— 1 month away
Emergency Planning Webinar Thu Apr 30, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
www.forestrywebinars.net
— 2 months away
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