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Consumer Horticulture

Extension's Gardening Portal at NC State University provides access to a wealth of information, events and resources for gardeners in North Carolina.  Managed by the State Urban Horticulture Specialist and Cooperative Extension Horticulture Agents throughout the state, it is your doorway to guidance about successfully growing vegetables, herbs, fruits, flowers and ornamentals in your landscape.

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Consumer Horticulture

Extension's Gardening Portal at NC State University provides access to a wealth of information, events and resources for gardeners in North Carolina.  Managed by the State Urban Horticulture Specialist and Cooperative Extension Horticulture Agents throughout the state, it is your doorway to guidance about successfully growing vegetables, herbs, fruits, flowers and ornamentals in your landscape.

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State Climate Office
of North Carolina

Our partners at the State Climate Office of North Carolina provide the most accurate climate information to the citizens of our state. Their website includes recent news from their Twitter feed, featured products, quick links, and a map of data from their ECONet weather stations. You can also view data from more than 1,000 Southeastern weather stations on their full CRONOS map or follow their blog.

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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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Winning the Battle Against Ryegrass in Wheat

Italian ryegrass has caused significant issues for small grain production in Cleveland and Lincoln counties in recent years due to the development of herbicide resistance. Currently, Italian ryegrass has been found to be MORE »

Summer Annual Forages Meeting in Lincoln County

Glenn Detweiler, Livestock Agent for Lincoln County, along with Lara Worden, Livestock Agent for Gaston County, invite you to an evening meal and a program titled “Summer Annual Forages.” The event will be MORE »

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AgCity@Apple Festival Coming Soon!

Calling All Farm Families ($ Awards offered) Time is coming again for the Lincoln County Apple Festival and it is shaping-up to be a great one. Right now, the Lincoln County Cooperative Extension MORE »

Zika Panic Still Premature in NC

Bad news travels way faster than the Zika virus. And that is good news. It is true that Zika has now been transmitted within Southern Florida (as of July 27th).  BUT, Southern Florida MORE »

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EVENTS View All
Lincoln County Farmers Market in Downtown Lincolnton Tue Sep 27, 2016
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
225 W Water St, Lincolnton, NC 28092, USA
— 13 hours away
Lincoln County Farmers Market @ DSSThu Sep 29, 2016
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Lincoln County Department Of Social Services, 1136 East Main Street, Lincolnton, NC
— 3 days away
Lincoln County Farmers Market in Downtown Lincolnton Sat Oct 1, 2016
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
225 W Water St, Lincolnton, NC 28092, USA
— 5 days away
Lincoln County Farmers Market in Downtown Lincolnton Tue Oct 4, 2016
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
225 W Water St, Lincolnton, NC 28092, USA
— 1 week away
Lincoln County Farmers Market @ DSSThu Oct 6, 2016
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Lincoln County Department Of Social Services, 1136 East Main Street, Lincolnton, NC
— 1 week away
Lincoln County Farmers Market in Downtown Lincolnton Sat Oct 8, 2016
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
225 W Water St, Lincolnton, NC 28092, USA
— 2 weeks away
Lincoln County Farmers Market in Downtown Lincolnton Tue Oct 11, 2016
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
225 W Water St, Lincolnton, NC 28092, USA
— 2 weeks away
4-H Sassy Stitches Sewing ClubTue Oct 11, 2016
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM— 2 weeks away
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