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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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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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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 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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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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Determining Nitrogen Rates for Stressed Wheat

Note: (For many producers within Craven County, NC, a wet fall resulted in later planting of wheat. Too, colder winter weather and frequent rainfall and snows have kept soils saturated. Resultant these circumstances, MORE »

Statewide Tornado Drill March 4, 2015 9:30 am

Statewide Tornado Drill popular

North Carolina’s annual statewide tornado drill for 2015 will take place today, Wednesday, March 4, at 9:30 AM.  Every school, business, work place, and family across the state is strongly encouraged to participate MORE » – from   NC Disaster Information Center

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

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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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
— 4 days away
Holiday--Good FridayFri Apr 3 - Fri Apr 3, 2015 - ALL DAY— 6 days away
Pine Straw Harvesting in Longleaf Pine Forests: Best Management Guidelines to Sustain Wildlife ResourcesThu Apr 23, 2015
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Where:
www.forestrywebinars.net
— 4 weeks away
[ProNR] Emergency Planning Webinar Thu Apr 30, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
www.forestrywebinars.net
— 1 month away
4-H Citizenship/RaleighMon Jun 15 - Wed Jun 17, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Raleigh, NC, United States
— 3 months away
4-H Congress/RaleighSat Jul 18 - Tue Jul 21, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Raleigh, NC, United States
— 4 months away
Thanksgiving HolidayFri Nov 27 - Fri Nov 27, 2015 - ALL DAY— 8 months away
HolidayFri Jan 1 - Fri Jan 1, 2016 - ALL DAY— 9 months away
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