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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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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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Catfaced strawberry

New Strawberry
Diagnostic Tool

An interdisciplinary team of  NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences extension specialists have created a new, mobile-friendly, database driven tool to help strawberry growers visually diagnose disorders. The new Strawberry Diagnostic Key provides a way to filter by visual characteristics to identify problems. Results include details about the disorders and possible management strategies. The Strawberry Diagnostic Key was developed with funding in part from the Strawberry Sustainability Initiativethe Walmart FoundationUniversity of ArkansasSouthern Region IPM CenterNorth Carolina State University Cooperative Extension Service and the North Carolina Strawberry Association.

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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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Pesticide Credits Available popular

ALL CATEGORY PESTICIDE CREDITS AVAILABLE Several pesticide recertification opportunities are coming up at the Lincoln County Cooperative Extension Service, 115 West Main St., Lincolnton NC 28092 for “V”, “X” AND all ground commercial MORE »

Fried Apple Pies for Everyone! popular

The Lincoln County Extension and Community Association will be making and selling traditional fried apple pies August 10th through the 14th. To place a large order, call 704-736-8464 after 9am on Monday, August MORE »

water

Watch your household water use

Lincoln County has asked residents to be conservative with their use of water now that the Catwaba-Wateree River Basin is in drought watch status. Estimates are that the typical North Carolina resident uses MORE »

medicare

Turn Down the Heat! …on Medicare Plans

Do you have questions about your Medicare plan? Social Security? Prescription Drug Plan? Join Lincoln County Cooperative Extension agent Melinda Houser, the District Manager for Social Security, and our SHIIP (Seniors Health Insurance MORE »

BBQ-Summer

Outdoor Safe Cooking

More than half of Americans are cooking outdoors year round. Whether the snow is blowing or the sun is shining brightly, it’s important to follow food safety guidelines to prevent harmful bacteria from MORE »

crushed car

Hazardous Trees: What You Can Do

Trees are usually our friends; almost always.  They add beauty, color, textures, shade, cold winter wind breaks, pollution reduction, sound control, and significantly increase property values and more.  But some trees can become MORE »

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EVENTS View All
Lincoln County Farmers Market in Downtown Lincolnton Tue Sep 1, 2015
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
225 W Water St, Lincolnton, NC 28092, USA
— 2 days away
Lincoln County Farmers Market @ DSSThu Sep 3, 2015
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Lincoln County Department Of Social Services, 1136 East Main Street, Lincolnton, NC
— 4 days away
Lincoln County Farmers Market in Downtown Lincolnton Sat Sep 5, 2015
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
225 W Water St, Lincolnton, NC 28092, USA
— 6 days away
Lincoln County Farmers Market @ DenverSat Sep 5, 2015
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Rock Springs Elementary School, 3633 Hwy 16 North, Denver, NC
— 6 days away
Lincoln County Farmers Market in Downtown Lincolnton Tue Sep 8, 2015
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
225 W Water St, Lincolnton, NC 28092, USA
— 1 week away
4-H Sassy Stitches Sewing ClubTue Sep 8, 2015
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM— 1 week away
Lincoln County Farmers Market @ DSSThu Sep 10, 2015
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Lincoln County Department Of Social Services, 1136 East Main Street, Lincolnton, NC
— 2 weeks away
Bird Conservation in the Face of Future Climate Change WebinarThu Sep 10, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
http://www.sustainableforestswebinars.net/
— 2 weeks away
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