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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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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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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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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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Cape Fear River Partnership video update

The Cape Fear River Partnership’s efforts to revitalize fisheries continues, as described in this update video.  The Cape Fear River is an important feature here in eastern NC.  It provides food, water, and MORE »

Rain Barrels! popular

The next rainbarrel sale is planned for February 21, 2015.  These roughly 50-gallon food-grade barrels come complete with screened inlet, brass faucet, and 1.5-inch overflow outlet.  The cost is $50 for a “ready-made” unpainted MORE »

Holiday Wreath Pick-up – Wednesday, November 26th. popular

For those of you who ordered Holiday Wreaths, they will be available for pick-up on Wednesday, November 26th at the  Onslow County Farmer’s Market, 4024 Richlands Hwy, Jacksonville.   Forgot to pre-order?  Never MORE »

Avoid Soil Sample Fees.

Remember to submit your soil samples to NCDA, or drop them off at the Cooperative Extension Office, prior to November 21st to avoid the $4 per sample peak season MORE »

Top Five Canning Mistakes (and solutions)

Onslow County’s very own FCS Agent, Robin Seitz has shared her best kept secret on avoiding common canning mistakes. Please click in the link below to follow her story in From Scratch Magazine: MORE »

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EFNEP: Smart Size Your Portion/Smart Drink Choices/Limit TV TimeMon Dec 22, 2014 Today
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
Onslow County WIC, 2455 Iwo Jima Blvd, Tarawa Terrace, NC 28543, United States
— 8 hours ago
EFNEP: Smart Size Your Portion/Smart Drink Choices/Limit TV TimeTue Dec 23, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
Onslow County WIC, 2455 Iwo Jima Blvd, Tarawa Terrace, NC 28543, United States
— 16 hours away
Onslow County Cooperative Extension CLOSED for CHRISTMASWed Dec 24, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM— 2 days away
Onslow County Cooperative Extension CLOSED for CHRISTMASThu Dec 25, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM— 3 days away
Onslow County Cooperative Extension CLOSED for CHRISTMASFri Dec 26, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM— 4 days away
EFNEP: Smart Size Your Portion/Smart Drink Choices/Limit TV TimeMon Dec 29, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
Onslow County WIC, 2455 Iwo Jima Blvd, Tarawa Terrace, NC 28543, United States
— 7 days away
EFNEP: Fix It Safe/ Plan: Know What's For Dinner/ & Choosing To Move MoreMon Jan 5, 2015
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Onslow County WIC, 2455 Iwo Jima Boulevard, Tarawa Terrace, NC 28543, United States
— 2 weeks away
ZumbaMon Jan 5, 2015
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
Onslow County Multipurpose Complex
— 2 weeks away
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