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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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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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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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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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NCSU Floriculture InfoSearch screen

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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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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Fresh Produce Good Agricultural Practices Workshop Series

Working in partnership, Lincoln County Cooperative Extension, North Carolina State University, the Center for Environmental Farming Systems – NC Growing Together Project (CEFS/NCGT), and Carolina Farm Stewardship Association (CFSA) will be offering a MORE »

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2015 Plant Sale is Here

From now till the end of February, NC Cooperative Extension in Lincoln County will be holding our annual plant sale. Mail in the 2015 Order Form and payment or stop by the office.  Plants will MORE »

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Cook Smart-Eat Smart Classes popular

Cook Smart-Eat Smart, a hands-on experience in preparing healthy, tasty foods, will be taught by Melinda Houser, an agent with NC Cooperative Extension, beginning on Tuesday, March 31 and continue for 3 more sessions MORE »

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ECA National Pie Day

National Pie Day will be celebrated by members of the Extension and Community Association (ECA) on Thursday, January 22nd beginning at 12:00 noon at the James Warren Citizens Center in Lincolnton. ECA members MORE »

Living Healthy: Chronic Disease popular

The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program is a workshop given 10:00am-12:30pm, once a week, for six weeks beginning Thursday, February 5th and continuing every Thursday through March 12th. People with different chronic health problems MORE »

Stoudemire and Terracing Scholarships are Now Available

The Lincoln County office of NC Cooperative Extension is proud to accept applications for the George A Stoudemire Scholarship and the Lincoln County Farmer Terracing Scholarship. Extension scholarship applications are due by February 6, MORE »

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Agritourism Field Day in January

The North Carolina Agritourism Networking Association (ANA) and the area North Carolina Cooperative Extension offices are inviting prospective agritourism farmers to attend the “School on Wheels” Farm Tour Thursday, January 15, 2015.  The tour will MORE »

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EVENTS View All
4-H ASPIREMon Jan 26, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM— Tomorrow
4-H Animal ScienceTue Jan 27, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM— 2 days away
NCFGC MWCWed Jan 28, 2015
12:30 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Iredell County Cooperative Extension, 444 Bristol Dr, Statesville, NC 28677, United States
— 3 days away
4-H ExhibitsThu Jan 29 - Thu Jan 29, 2015 - ALL DAY— 3 days away
4-H Achievement ProgramFri Jan 30 - Fri Jan 30, 2015 - ALL DAY— 4 days away
SC District 4-H Horse BowlSat Jan 31 - Sat Jan 31, 2015 - ALL DAY— 5 days away
4-H ASPIREMon Feb 2, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM— 1 week away
Timber Tax Update for the 2014 Tax Year WebinarThu Feb 5, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
http://www.forestrywebinars.net/
— 2 weeks away
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