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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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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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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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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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4-H Wild Cards
Robotics

ATTENTION: High School Students in Onslow County, NC ..... Come join your local 4-H Robotics Club! High school student come together and under strict rules, limited resources, and time limits, are challenged to raise funds, design a team “brand,” hone teamwork skills, and build and program a robot to perform prescribed tasks against a field of competitors. This is all apart of the FIRST FRC Robotics Program. Scholarships are available to any graduating senior on the team as well. To find out more information, check out our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/4H.wildcards , or usfirst.org!  If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to call us: 910-455-5873 and ask for Kelly or Wanda. We are always accepting new members. Our members include those interested in programming, electrical, mechanical, and business areas. 

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C U @ the Fair! popular

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!

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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100 Days Of Healthy Choices KickoffMon Sep 22 - Mon Sep 22, 2014 - ALL DAY Today Where:
ONLINE FACEBOOK, TWITTER & INSTAGRAM
— 6 hours ago
Choosing More Fruits And Vegetables; Choose, Plan And Do For A Healthier YouMon Sep 22, 2014 Today
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Onslow County WIC, 2455 Iwo Jima Blvd, Tarawa Terrace, NC, United States
— 3 hours away
Zumba Classes (Mondays Only in September)Mon Sep 22, 2014 Today
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
Onslow County Multipurpose Complex
— 11 hours away
Choosing More Fruits And Vegetables; Choose, Plan And Do For A Healthier YouTue Sep 23, 2014
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Onslow County WIC, 2455 Iwo Jima Blvd, Tarawa Terrace, NC, United States
— Tomorrow
Choosing More Fruits And Vegetables; Choose, Plan And Do For A Healthier YouWed Sep 24, 2014
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Onslow County WIC, 2455 Iwo Jima Blvd, Tarawa Terrace, NC, United States
— 2 days away
Choosing More Fruits And Vegetables; Choose, Plan And Do For A Healthier YouThu Sep 25, 2014
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Onslow County WIC, 2455 Iwo Jima Blvd, Tarawa Terrace, NC, United States
— 3 days away
Composting Thu Sep 25, 2014
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
Swansboro Parks and Recreation 830 Main Street Ext. Swansboro
— 3 days away
Choosing More Fruits And Vegetables; Choose, Plan And Do For A Healthier YouFri Sep 26, 2014
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Onslow County WIC, 2455 Iwo Jima Blvd, Tarawa Terrace, NC, United States
— 4 days away
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