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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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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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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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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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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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Insect Management Field Crops (Light Traps)

Insect Management Field Crops (Light Traps) It has come to our attention that some folks may be interested in having information about light trap data for insect monitoring. In the past, light traps MORE »

Pastured Egg Production Field Day popular

North Carolina State University and North Carolina Cooperative Extension will conduct a Pastured Egg Production Field Day from 8:00 am-3:00 pm on Wednesday, September 24 at the Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) in Goldsboro, NC. Topics: MORE » – from   Growing Small Farms

Pawpaw Orchard Show & Tell popular

Chatham County Cooperative Extension has organized a Pawpaw Orchard Show & Tell for Monday, September 8, 2014 at Full of Life Farms outside of Pittsboro. We will visit grower Wynn Dinnsen’s orchard where he grows over MORE » – from   Growing Small Farms

Tax Clarification resulting from HOUSE BILL 1050

Revised June 27, 2014 Prepared by Guido van der Hoeven, Extension Specialist / Senior Lecturer, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, NC State University, gvanderh@ncsu.edu Tax Clarification resulting from HOUSE BILL 1050 In MORE »

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 »

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62nd Annual Peanut Field DAyThu Sep 4, 2014
8:30 AM - 2:00 PM Where:
Peanut Belt Research Station,112 Research Station Ln, Lewiston Woodville, NC 27849 (Map)
— 3 days away
Cotton Field DayWed Sep 10, 2014
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM Where:
Upper Coastal Plain Research Station, Nobles Mill Pond Road, Rocky Mount, NC, United States
— 1 week away
Southeast Peanut Field DayWed Sep 10, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
Border Belt Tobacco Research 86 Border Belt Dr Whiteville, NC 28472 (910) 648-4703
— 1 week away
Bioenergy Field DayThu Sep 18, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
Williamsdale Biofuels Field Laboratory Wallace, NC
— 2 weeks away
Wild Soybean Breeding TourTue Sep 30, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
Fountain Farm of Upper Coastal Plains Research Station 2811 Nobles Mill Pond Road Rocky Mount, NC
— 4 weeks away
Poinsettia Field DayTue Dec 2, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
Horticulture Field Lab Raleigh, NC
— 3 months away
Tobacco DayThu Dec 4, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
Johnston County Extension Center Smithfield, NC
— 3 months away
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