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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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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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Wilkes County 4-H
Programs

Wilkes County 4-H offers monthly special interest programs, community clubs, and after school programs at eight community schools.For more information please contact the Wilkes County 4-H Office at 336-651-7331

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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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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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Advantages of Crop Rotation

Crop rotation is the practice of growing a series of different types of crops in the same area in sequential seasons.  Crop rotation gives various nutrients to the soil. A traditional element of MORE »

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Winter Feeding of the Herd

As cattle producers, we need to optimize performance of our animals, as they provide a part of our livelihood. At the same time, we have a moral obligation to provide a level of MORE »

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A Gardener’s Work is Never Done popular

The number of gardening chores is significantly reduced during the wintertime since most plants are going dormant.  The grass has stopped growing, deciduous trees and bushes have dropped their leaves, and most insect MORE »

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Tips to Prevent Plant Damage by Deer

Deer do not seem to take a holiday when it comes to damaging plants.  In the summer, they will strip leaves and nip buds off trees.  In the fall, they rub their antlers MORE »

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Are the Plants Poisonous?

The holiday season is upon us and so is the traditional giving of poinsettia plants.  A common misconception about poinsettias is that they are poisonous to people when in fact they have very MORE »

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Helpful Tips for Bull Selection

Bull selection can be tricky business but one good thing about it is that “one size fits all” does not apply to selecting and purchasing bulls. One of the first things you need MORE »

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