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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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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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4-H Summer Fun
2015

Registration is still open for the Harnett County 4-H 2015 Summer Fun Program but many have filled up already.  Day camps and workshops are open to all Harnett County youth, 5-18 years of age; however, classes are age specific.  You do not have to be a 4-H member to participate.  Activities are designed to be fun-filled and educational.  If you want to get a taste of 4-H, our Summer Fun Program is the perfect place to start.  You can download the PDF registration packet here. Classes range from building an electric desk lamp, launching model rockets, and fishing to sewing, quilting and cooking in the kitchen just to name a few of the exciting sessions we have planned.  Registration opened on May 15, 2015 so get your registration in before all of the sessions fill up! Harnett 4-H Summer Adventures 2015 Registration

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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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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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Managing Plant Bugs in Squaring Cotton popular

Although it looks like plant bugs may be again be an issue in 2015, we don’t need to panic.  What I mean by don’t panic is that we shouldn’t spray if it’s not MORE » – from   Cotton

Strawberry farmer interview

Views from the Field

The video series “Views from the Field” interviews three different strawberry growers in North Carolina who have experience using soil management practices like crop rotation, cover crops and compost to improve soil health.  MORE » – from   Strawberry Growers Information

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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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EVENTS View All
Deadline to Register for State 4-H Council Planning MeetingWed Jul 1 - Wed Jul 1, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Raleigh, NC, USA
— 18 hours away
State 4-H Horse ShowWed Jul 8 - Sun Jul 12, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Raleigh, NC, USA
— 1 week away
Electric CongressMon Jul 13 - Wed Jul 15, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
TBD
— 2 weeks away
State 4-H Presentation FinalsSat Jul 18 - Sat Jul 18, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Raleigh, NC, USA
— 3 weeks away
NC 4H CongressSat Jul 18 - Tue Jul 21, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Raleigh, NC, USA
— 3 weeks away
Deadline to Register for State 4-H Officer TrainingThu Jul 23 - Thu Jul 23, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Raleigh, NC, USA
— 3 weeks away
Deadline to Register for 4-H/NCACCTue Jul 28 - Tue Jul 28, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
TBD
— 4 weeks away
Southern Regional 4-H Horse ChampionshipsWed Jul 29 - Sun Aug 2, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Perry, GA, USA
— 4 weeks away
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