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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Soil Tests

Are you looking for your soil test report? Get your results without leaving your desk!  Reports are online. Please contact our office if you need assistance locating your report online

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Soil Tests

Are you looking for your soil test report? Get your results without leaving your desk!  Reports are online. Please contact our office if you need assistance locating your report online

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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

Parents as Teachers

Parents as Teachers (PAT) is a voluntary family education and support program that begins before birth and extends through kindergarten entry. The program is based on the beliefs thatparents are their children’s first and most influential teachers and that the early years lay the foundation for children’s success in school and in life. Harnett County Parents As Teachers Serving Families with Children Ages Birth to 5.

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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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Phytogen names commercial varieties.

Phytogen has promoted 4 experimental varieties to their commercial line. The new varieties are PHY 312 WRF, PHY 444 WRF, PHY 487 WRF and PHY 552 WRF. Below is a link to the MORE » – from   Cotton

Xtendflex variety trial results

Below are results of two trials comparing Xtendflex cotton varieties to several commercial standards conducted by Dr. Alan York. All of these varieties may not be commercially available. From what I understand at MORE » – from   Cotton

4-H Summer Fun

Check out our Summer Fun Workshops! Harnett 4-H Summer Adventures 2014 MORE »

4-H Summer Camp

Camp is open to ALL boys and girls ages 8-14. Youth do not have to be a 4-H member to attend. Space is Limited! July 6-11, 2014 Betsy-Jeff Penn 804 Cedar Ln, Reidsville, MORE »

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South Central District 4-H Horse BowlSat Jan 31 - Sat Jan 31, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Moore County, NC, USA
— 3 days away
4-H Honor Club & Scholarship Registration DealineMon Feb 2 - Mon Feb 2, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Raleigh, NC, USA
— 5 days away
4-H District Officer Application DeadlineMon Feb 2 - Mon Feb 2, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Raleigh, NC, USA
— 5 days away
Timber Tax Update for the 2014 Tax Year WebinarThu Feb 5, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
http://www.forestrywebinars.net/
— 1 week away
NC 4-H State Leaders ConferenceSat Feb 7 - Sun Feb 8, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Raleigh, NC, USA
— 1 week away
State 4-H Council Congress Planning Meeting Registration DeadlineMon Feb 9 - Mon Feb 9, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Raleigh, NC, USA
— 2 weeks away
Project Learning Tree Middle/High School Workshop: Forests of the WorldSat Feb 21, 2015
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, 11 W Jones St, Raleigh, NC 27601, United States
— 3 weeks away
4-H Cumulative Record, Project Records, and Group Awards Due DeadlineMon Mar 2 - Mon Mar 2, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Raleigh, NC, USA
— 1 month away
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