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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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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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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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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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Planting conditions for April 23, 2015 popular

Keith Edmisten, Professor of Crop Science and Extension Cotton Specialist and Guy Collins, Extension Associate Professor – Cotton The DD60s predicted for the 5 days following planting at Rocky Mount are included in MORE » – from   Cotton

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Ready for less debt, fewer money worries, more cash and more living? If you are ready, PowerPay can help. PowerPay is a debt-reduction computer program that is easy to use, understand and follow. MORE »

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Extension Offers Expert Advice

Area residents now have the expertise of all of the nation’s land-grant universities at their fingertips, thanks to a new web tool offered by the Harnett County Center of NC Cooperative Extension. With MORE »

4-H Announcements

4-H is a community of young people across America who are learning leadership, citizenship and life skills. 4-H is about having fun, learning, exploring and discovering. In 4-H, young people make new friends, MORE »

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[ProNR] Emergency Planning Webinar Thu Apr 30, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
www.forestrywebinars.net
— 3 days away
State 4-H Horticulture ContestSat May 2 - Sat May 2, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695, United States
— 5 days away
Deadline to Register for NC 4-H Citizenship FocusMon May 11 - Mon May 11, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Raleigh, NC, USA
— 2 weeks away
State 4-H Officer Applications DueFri May 15 - Fri May 15, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Raleigh, NC, USA
— 3 weeks away
4-H AIRE, Application, Interview Resume & Essay Registration DueFri May 15 - Fri May 15, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Raleigh, NC, USA
— 3 weeks away
SCD 4-H District Horse ShowFri May 15 - Sun May 17, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Latta Horse Complex
— 3 weeks away
Project Learning Tree Early Childhood WorkshopSat May 16, 2015
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
Lake Johnson Park, 4601 Avent Ferry Road, Raleigh, NC 27606, United States
— 3 weeks away
NC Citizenship ConferenceMon Jun 15 - Wed Jun 17, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Raleigh, NC, USA
— 2 months away
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