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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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Catfaced strawberry

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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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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Onslow County
Farmers' Market

Support your local farmer.  Visit our Farmers Market from April - October.  2 markets to serve you. 4024 Richlands Hwy - Open Saturdays from 8:30 am - 1:00 pm Western Blvd. (Behind Dick's Sporting Goods), open Thursdays from Noon - 6:00 pm.

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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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C U @ the Fair!

IT’S COMING!  The Onslow County Fair will be here Monday, September 29th, 2014 through Saturday, October 4th, 2014.  There will be something for everyone, and now’s YOUR chance to enter your agricultural exhibit, arts and MORE »

Rain Barrels! popular

Ended for 2014!  The next rainbarrel event is planned for February, 2015.  If you would like to be added to the waiting list, contact Diana Rashash at diana_rashash@ncsu.edu or call (910) 455-5873. These MORE »

Caring for a River

Take a leisurely virtual tour down Onslow’s New River via the Caring for a River video.  This 31 minute award-winning video, produced in 2007, provides quite a bit of information about Onslow’s New MORE »

Heat Index Information Online!

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 »

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Choosing More Fruits And Vegetables; Choose, Plan And Do For A Healthier YouMon Sep 1, 2014
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Onslow County WIC, 2455 Iwo Jima Blvd, Tarawa Terrace, NC, United States
— Tomorrow
Zumba Classes (Mondays Only in September)Mon Sep 1, 2014
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
Onslow County Multipurpose Complex
— 2 days away
Choosing More Fruits And Vegetables; Choose, Plan And Do For A Healthier YouTue Sep 2, 2014
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Onslow County WIC, 2455 Iwo Jima Blvd, Tarawa Terrace, NC, United States
— 2 days away
Pesticide Re-Certification (All Categories)Tue Sep 2, 2014
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Onslow County Multipurpose Complex
— 3 days away
Livestock Association Meeting Tue Sep 2, 2014
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Pender County Cooperative Extension
— 3 days away
Choosing More Fruits And Vegetables; Choose, Plan And Do For A Healthier YouWed Sep 3, 2014
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Onslow County WIC, 2455 Iwo Jima Blvd, Tarawa Terrace, NC, United States
— 3 days away
Choosing More Fruits And Vegetables; Choose, Plan And Do For A Healthier YouThu Sep 4, 2014
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Onslow County WIC, 2455 Iwo Jima Blvd, Tarawa Terrace, NC, United States
— 4 days away
More In My Basket Thu Sep 4, 2014
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Onslow County Multipurpose Complex
— 4 days away
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