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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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Catfaced strawberry

New Strawberry
Diagnostic Tool

An interdisciplinary team of  NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences extension specialists have created a new, mobile-friendly, database driven tool to help strawberry growers visually diagnose disorders. The new Strawberry Diagnostic Key provides a way to filter by visual characteristics to identify problems. Results include details about the disorders and possible management strategies. The Strawberry Diagnostic Key was developed with funding in part from the Strawberry Sustainability Initiativethe Walmart FoundationUniversity of ArkansasSouthern Region IPM CenterNorth Carolina State University Cooperative Extension Service and the North Carolina Strawberry Association.

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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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Announcements for Home, Family & Community popular

Welcome to the Franklin County Family & Consumer Sciences Announcement page!  With each paragraph, you will find links to registration forms, flyers and brochures.  Feel free to call Rachel Monteverdi if you have MORE »

Natural Mosquito Control popular

2014 is turning out to be a good year for mosquitoes. Warm weather and occasional heavy rain allow for perfect breeding conditions. The recent discovery of mosquito-borne chikungunya virus in North Carolina is MORE »

It is August: Are you ready for Back to School? popular

Wants, Needs, Ready/Set/Fly The advertisements are rolling in, everything is on sale, and it is time to think about our children going back to school. The question is: What do we want, what MORE »

What’s in Season?

I am asked throughout the growing season as to what produce is actually in season locally. So like most all my great ideas it hit me, why not use this topic for an MORE »

Livestock Producers to Meet: Wednesday, August 13th

Several new programs that impact livestock producers, including small farmers, will be discussed on Wednesday, August 13th in Louisburg at Johnny Bull’s Steakhouse Restaurant at 6:00 p.m.   The meal will be dutch, if MORE »

Those Pesky Japanese Beetles!

It is that time of year again when Japanese beetles are flying around and devouring plant material. We have been fortunate over the last couple of years to have low populations of Japanese MORE »

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Parenting Matters - Because Kids Don't Come with a ManualFri Sep 12, 2014
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
103 South Bickett Blvd., Louisburg, NC
— 2 weeks away
Parenting Matters - Because Kids Don't Come with a ManualFri Sep 19, 2014
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
103 South Bickett Blvd., Louisburg, NC
— 3 weeks away
Parenting Matters - Because Kids Don't Come with a ManualThu Sep 25, 2014
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
103 South Bickett Blvd., Louisburg, NC
— 4 weeks away
Parenting Matters - Because Kids Don't Come with a ManualMon Sep 29, 2014
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
103 South Bickett Blvd., Louisburg, NC
— 1 month away
Aging with Gusto and What to Expect as You Age Workshop Tue Oct 7, 2014
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM— 1 month away
SCAMS: What to do when someone contacts you by phone, mail/email, or in personWed Oct 15, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM— 2 months away
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