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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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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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Plant Sciences Initiative Study Report

Plant Sciences
Initiative

Plant sciences initiative could spark NC economic growth, study finds A new economic study, released Jan. 12, shows that North Carolina has an opportunity to be the global hub for advanced plant sciences research and for the application of that research to expanding agricultural productivity. One page summary of the Initiative  View the Report

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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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Food Processing and Manufacturing Initiative

Food Processing and
Manufacturing Initiative

NC food processing and manufacturing initiative feasiblity study released The agricultural resources, industrial capacity and research innovation assets present in North Carolina create opportunities to catalyze development of value-added food processing and manufacturing businesses, according to a joint NC State-NCDA&CS economic feasibity study released Jan. 12. One page summary of the Initiative View the Full Report

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Onslow County
Farmers' Market

Support your local farmer.  Visit our Farmers Market from April - October.  There are 2 markets to serve you. *4024 Richlands Hwy - Open Saturdays from 8:30 am - 1:30 pm *Parking Lot of Exchange aboard Camp Lejeune - Open Thursdays  from Noon - 6:00 pm.

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Free Turkey Hunting Seminar to be offered

In anticipation of the upcoming spring turkey season, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and the National Wild Turkey Federation will be offering free turkey hunting seminars on March 25 and 26, 2015. The March MORE »

Split Nitrogen Applications in Wheat

Late January or early February is the ideal time to evaluate your wheat tiller density and apply additional nitrogen. Timely applications of nitrogen will help promote additional tillers if your wheat is small. MORE »

Canning and Preserving Series offered

Oh, what a bountiful harvest!  What do you do with all of those fruits and veggies from your spring garden?  Well, after sharing with friends and family, put some aside to enjoy when they are no MORE »

Spring Gardening Series offered

Get your Spring On! Join us for one, or all of the sessions being offered in our Spring Garden Series.  The series consists four sessions, each covering a different topic including planting, tending and MORE »

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EVENTS View All
Onslow County Beekeepers Spring Short Course Sat Feb 28, 2015 Today
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
US Cooperative Extension Services, 4024 Richlands Highway, Jacksonville, NC 28540, United States
— 9 hours ago
FAMACHA & FECAL EGG COUNTING TRAININGSat Feb 28, 2015 Today
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
801 S Walker St, Burgaw, NC 28425, USA
— 8 hours ago
ZUMBA FITNESS CLASSMon Mar 2 - Mon Mar 2, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
US Cooperative Extension Services, 4024 Richlands Highway, Jacksonville, NC 28540, United States
— Tomorrow
FIX IT SAFE/KNOW WHAT'S FOR DINNER/CHOOSING TO MOVE MORE THROUGHOUT THE DAYMon Mar 2, 2015
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Where:
Onslow County WIC, 2455 Iwo Jima Boulevard, Tarawa Terrace, NC 28543, United States
— 2 days away
FIX IT SAFE/KNOW WHAT'S FOR DINNER/CHOOSING TO MOVE MORE THROUGHOUT THE DAYMon Mar 2, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
Onslow County WIC, 2455 Iwo Jima Boulevard, Tarawa Terrace, NC 28543, United States
— 2 days away
FIX IT SAFE/KNOW WHAT'S FOR DINNER/CHOOSING TO MOVE MORE THROUGHOUT THE DAYMon Mar 2, 2015
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Onslow County WIC, 2455 Iwo Jima Boulevard, Tarawa Terrace, NC 28543, United States
— 2 days away
Onslow County Beekeepers Spring Short Course Sat Mar 7, 2015
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
US Cooperative Extension Services, 4024 Richlands Highway, Jacksonville, NC 28540, United States
— 7 days away
ZUMBA FITNESS CLASSMon Mar 9 - Mon Mar 9, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
US Cooperative Extension Services, 4024 Richlands Highway, Jacksonville, NC 28540, United States
— 1 week away
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