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NC Cooperative Extension Service_Conference Listening Session_11-6-13

Extension is Planning
for Another Century of Success.

The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service has launched a strategic visioning initiative to evaluate the organization’s business model and chart a course through choppy economic waters. NCCES has seen recurring budget cuts of $20 million since 2000, resulting in the loss of roughly 90 positions over the past four years.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service_Conference Listening Session_11-6-13

Extension is Planning
for Another Century of Success.

The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service has launched a strategic visioning initiative to evaluate the organization’s business model and chart a course through choppy economic waters. NCCES has seen recurring budget cuts of $20 million since 2000, resulting in the loss of roughly 90 positions over the past four years.

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CALS has an App For
That!

Trying to grow grass? Tackling stubborn weeds? CALS has an app for that! North Carolina State University Lawn Care App is a free download on iTunes.

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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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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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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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Rain Barrels! popular

The Onslow County office of Cooperative Extension annual rainbarrel sale begins April 12 and will continue while supply lasts.  These roughly 50-gallon food-grade barrels come complete with screened inlet, brass faucet, and 1.5-inch MORE »

Community Forest Stewardship Workshop – February 18

The eastern Community Forest Stewardship Workshop will be held February 18 in New Bern, at the Courtyard Marriott Riverfront.  Implementing a community forest stewardship plan can be a daunting step for communities.  Getting MORE »

Spiders… big spiders… oh my!

Eastern NC is home to two quite large spiders:  the black and yellow garden spider (Argiope aurantia) and the golden silk spider (Nephila clavipes).  The range of the golden silk spider has moved MORE »

Coastal NC Landscape Plant Dos and Don’ts

As with any area, proper plant selection along our beaches and barrier islands is very important.  A new publication, Native Plants for Coastal North Carolina Landscapes, has just been published.  This informative booklet MORE »

Peak Season Soil Testing Fee

The NC appropriations bill of 2013 (SB 402) contains a provision to implement a soil-testing fee. There will be a $4 fee for each soil sample processed by the NCDA&CS Agronomic Division during MORE »

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SHOP: Get The Best For Less, Shop For Value, Check The Facts & Building Healthy & Strong FamiliesMon Apr 21, 2014 Today
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Onslow County WIC, Iwo Jima Boulevard, Tarawa Terrace, Jacksonville, NC, United States
— 3 hours away
SHOP: Get The Best For Less, Shop For Value, Check The Facts & Building Healthy & Strong FamiliesTue Apr 22, 2014
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Onslow County WIC, Iwo Jima Boulevard, Tarawa Terrace, Jacksonville, NC, United States
— Tomorrow
SHOP: Get The Best For Less, Shop For Value, Check The Facts & Building Healthy & Strong FamiliesWed Apr 23, 2014
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Onslow County WIC, Iwo Jima Boulevard, Tarawa Terrace, Jacksonville, NC, United States
— 2 days away
SHOP: Get The Best For Less, Shop For Value, Check The Facts & Building Healthy & Strong FamiliesThu Apr 24, 2014
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Onslow County WIC, Iwo Jima Boulevard, Tarawa Terrace, Jacksonville, NC, United States
— 3 days away
SHOP: Get The Best For Less, Shop For Value, Check The Facts & Building Healthy & Strong FamiliesFri Apr 25, 2014
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Onslow County WIC, Iwo Jima Boulevard, Tarawa Terrace, Jacksonville, NC, United States
— 4 days away
Rain BarrelsSat Apr 26, 2014
8:30 AM - 1:30 PM Where:
Onslow County Farmers Market 4024 Richlands Hwy Jacksonville, NC 28540
— 5 days away
Growing & Using Culinary Herbs Sat Apr 26, 2014
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Onslow County Multipurpose Complex
— 5 days away
SHOP: Get The Best For Less, Shop For Value, Check The Facts & Building Healthy & Strong FamiliesMon Apr 28, 2014
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Onslow County WIC, Iwo Jima Boulevard, Tarawa Terrace, Jacksonville, NC, United States
— 1 week away
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