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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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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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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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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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Chase and Greg 2013 DAD

2013 SE DAD
Metalist

During the 2013 SE District Activity Day two of the five medalist from Pamlico County qualified for state presentations at 2013 Congress.  Caroline James placed silver in the 11-13 year old horse public speaking for her presentation on Dakota Horses.  Chase Hardison placed gold in the 11-13 year old fisheries and aquatic resources for his presentation on setting up a salt water fish tank.  Congratulations to all of the winners.

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Heat Index Information Online! popular

In their June 24 blog post, the NC State Climate Office (SCO) discusses the history of the heat index and how it is calculated.  Basically, the heat index is a way to determine how warm MORE » – from   Onslow County Center

Pamlico County 2014 Summerfest Schedule

Join us this summer as we explore the treasures of 4-H in North Carolina.  There will be several field trips across the state as well as educational workshops.  Many of the events will MORE »

I need Compost!

Most people know compost as a beneficial material used in gardens and landscapes to improve soil structure, used to increase drainage in clay soils, or to retain moisture and nutrients in sandy soils. MORE »

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Going Native with Your Landscape

Going Native with your Landscape Would you like to attract and aid wildlife, create a vibrant landscape that thrives in our climate, or help protect native plant species from loss of habitat? If MORE »

2013 Pamlico County Big Sweep Results

2013 Pamlico County Big Sweep Results Pamlico County Cooperative Extension would like to thank all those who took part in the 2013 Pamlico Big Sweep Event.  Our county Big Sweep event coincides with MORE »

Fall Webworms

What are those Webs and Worms in the Trees? My trees are covered with webs that have small caterpillars in them, what are they?  Will they harm my tree? These two questions have MORE »

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2014 Pamlico County Farm TourThu Jul 31, 2014
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
McCotter Farms (6175 NC 304 Hwy, Bayboro, NC 28515) (International Farming Corporation – Parking lot near Packing Shed)
— 7 days away
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