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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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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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NCSU Floriculture InfoSearch screen

Floriculture
InfoSearch

Floriculture InfoSearch is a powerful, but focused search engine designed to bring you floriculture information from the scientific literature, trade and association magazines/websites, NC State University, and the American Floral Endowment Floriculture Archive (repository of literature dating back to the 1800s). Use this search engine for all of your floriculture questions. http://floricultureinfosearch.ces.ncsu.edu/

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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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shrimp preparation for sensory panel tests

Food Science
Extension

The NC State University Department of Food Science's extension group is dedicated to improving the lives of NC citizens through research, extension education and outreach regarding food, food safety and food processing. With seven pilot plants and partnerships with NC State's Center of Marine Sciences and Technology and the new NC State Fruit and Vegetable Science Institute, Food Science Extension Specialists provide assistance in the areas of Dairy (Ice Cream), Entrepreneurs, Food Safety Certification, HACCP, and Seafood.

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4-H Halifax County Council Meeting

Join us this Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 6:30 PM at the 4-H Rural Life Center in Halifax, for our 4-H County Council Meeting.  We are a youth-led council and we will be MORE »

Dylan Days Horse Show Website AVAILABLE NOW~

There are LOTS of ways to support this wonderful event and no matter how you choose to do it, please check out their website by clicking the link below or going to https://sites.google.com/site/dylanmooredayscelebration/ . This MORE »

Halifax County Horse Council WEBSITE available NOW!

The Halifax County Horse Council, a local organization under Halifax Cooperative Extension is pleased to announce their brand new website available now!  Keep up with Horse Council news, upcoming programs and events, and MORE »

Gardening Tips: Master Gardener Class

Do you look forward to reading this column each week to learn something new about gardening? Do you want to learn even more about gardening, and use your knowledge to not only improve MORE »

Gardening Tips- Powdery Mildew

Over the past ten days I’ve had a number of calls about a white, fluffy substance growing on the leaves of various vegetable and ornamental plants. This is due to a common fungal MORE »

2014 4-H & YOUTH DAY CAMP

It is not too late to sign your children up for day camp.  We have 8 exciting weeks worth of camps for your children to learn, explore, discover, meet new friends, and just MORE »

Gardening Tips: Cold Damage

Last week was my monthly question and answer column, where I address a few common questions gardeners have that may not each warrant a full column by themselves.  I neglected to answer what MORE »

Gardening Tips: Q & A

April is National Gardening Month and judging by how often my phone has been ringing lately, people are celebrating by working out in the yard.  Here are a few questions that have come MORE »

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EVENTS View All
Christmas Eve - OFFICE CLOSEDWed Dec 24 - Wed Dec 24, 2014 - ALL DAY— 3 days away
Christmas Day - OFFICE CLOSEDThu Dec 25 - Thu Dec 25, 2014 - ALL DAY— 4 days away
Christmas Holiday - OFFICE CLOSEDFri Dec 26 - Fri Dec 26, 2014 - ALL DAY Where:
Halifax, NC, United States
— 5 days away
New Year's Day - OFFICE CLOSEDThu Jan 1 - Thu Jan 1, 2015 - ALL DAY— 2 weeks away
Officer Induction CeremonyTue Jan 13, 2015
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Halifax County Cooperative Extension Auditorium
— 3 weeks away
Volunteer Leader's ConferenceSat Feb 7 - Sun Feb 8, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Sheraton Imperial Hotel, Research Triangle Park, 4700 Emperor Blvd, Durham, NC
— 2 months away
Working Forest Summit for NC LandownersWed Feb 11, 2015
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM Where:
Williamston, NC, USA
— 2 months away
4-H AWARDS NIGHT!Thu Feb 12, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Halifax County Cooperative Extension Auditorium, 359 Ferrel Lane, Halifax, NC 27839
— 2 months away
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