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Pamlico County 4-H

CLICK ON THE CLOVER to go to Pamlico County 4-H! 4-H is a fun program where you get to Learn by Doing. 4-H is about the things you like and the new things you want to try! Everyone is invited to join! 4-H has special activities for you! 4-H offers something to match everyone’s interests. Best of all, membership is FREE!

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4-H logo

Learn more about
Pamlico County 4-H

CLICK ON THE CLOVER to go to Pamlico County 4-H! 4-H is a fun program where you get to Learn by Doing. 4-H is about the things you like and the new things you want to try! Everyone is invited to join! 4-H has special activities for you! 4-H offers something to match everyone’s interests. Best of all, membership is FREE!

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Pamlico County
Extension Announcements

Disaster Information from Extension NCCE Disaster Information Center:  www.ncdisaster.com NCCE Facebook Page:  https://www.facebook.com/NCExtension EDEN-Extension Disaster Education Network:  http://eden.lsu.edu/Pages/default.aspx Pamlico County Government Disaster Information:  http://www.pamlicocounty.org/ Pamlico County Master Gardeners Are you looking to expand your knowledge for Gardening and Lawn Care and all things related. Would you be willing to share that knowledge with the rest of the world? If so, consider becoming a Pamlico County Master Gardener Volunteer. Farming, Fishing, and Forestry in Pamlico County Video Click Here Where the Land and Water meet the Sky! NCSU Tourism Plan for Pamlico County The Tourism Plan for Pamlico County is now available! Click here to download the PDF file, or contact Bill Ellers, Pamlico County Extension Director, for a copy: bill_ellers@ncsu.edu

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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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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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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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Fall Vegetable Gardens

Don’t be fooled, with the end of summer approaching your gardening efforts do not have to end. In fact, many of our gardening efforts are just beginning. Now is the time to begin MORE »

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Tips for Canning and Freezing Produce

Many home gardens have yielded up their rewards this summer with fresh fruits and vegetables. For some, the yields were greater than expected and they may be looking for ways to preserve their MORE »

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Spider (Mites) What?

Spider (Mites) What? One of the greatest enjoyments of maintaining a landscape or garden is observing and learning about the fascinating insects and pests that live and feed on plants. One particular pest MORE »

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2015 Eastern North Carolina Small Grain Field Day

When: May 21, 2015 Where: Griffin Farms 1694 Avenue Road, Washington NC Hosts: Steve and Archie Griffin Agenda: 2:00 pm Registration, Refreshments, and Variety Plot Tours. Come early and enjoy Dan Weathington’s cookies MORE »

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Plants with Scales??????? (Insects)

Pittosporum , Holly, Oak, and Ficus, what do these plants have in common? SCALE INSECTS, that’s what. Pamlico County has an abundant population of many different scale insects that can be found on MORE »

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EVENTS View All
Bird Conservation in the Face of Future Climate Change WebinarThu Sep 10, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
http://www.sustainableforestswebinars.net/
— 2 weeks away
The Coastal Environmental Partnership Hazardous Waste Collection EventSat Oct 10, 2015
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Pamlico County Courthouse on Highway 55 in Bayboro
— 1 month away
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