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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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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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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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National Survey of Organic Farmers popular

Press release from the Organic Farming Research Foundation: Organic Farming Research Foundation (OFRF) Kicks Off 2015 National Survey of Organic Farmers OFRF’s 2015 National Survey of Organic Farmers will begin landing in e-mail boxes MORE » – from   Growing Small Farms

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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 »

Small Farms Field Day

The 2015 Small Farm Field Day takes place on June 11, 2015 at NC A&T State University Research Farm. Event is free. Lunch is included for the first 250 registrants. Demonstrations: High Tunnel MORE »

Oriental Farmers Market

Daniel Simpson is scheduled to be at the Oriental Farmers Market on the 3rd Saturday for the next 4 months. Stop by and speak with Daniel Simpson, Extension Agent (Horticulture – Environmental Education) MORE »

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