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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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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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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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Expanded Food and
Nutrition Program

Visit the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program page, EFNEP.

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Join the 4-H
Revolution of Responsibility

Through 4-H, hundreds of thousands of North Carolina’s young people learn new skills and serve their communities each year. 4-H Join the Revolution of Responsibility

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New Hanover County
Arboretum

Gardens Open Daily Free The New Hanover County Arboretum is a special 7-acres in the heart of New Hanover County where homeowners can see the variety of plants that grow in our coastal area as well as emerging trends in plant material.  Cooperative Extension’s “horticulture laboratory”, the Arboretum has a very knowledgeable staff and many volunteers working to make the gardens beautiful and educational.  Come out and discover what makes us so extraordinary!  Like us on Facebook!  

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4-H Youth Claim Gold at Districts

Each year hundreds of 4-H members sharpen their public speaking skills through presentations and demonstrations at 4-H District Activity Day. This year was no different with 243 young people giving presentations on March MORE »

Register for NC 4-H Congress 2014 popular

North Carolina 4-H Congress is the high point of the 4-H year, bringing young people from across the state to the North Carolina State University campus for four days of activities, competition and MORE »

“I Can Quilt!” Workshop Series for Kids

Two quilting classes for beginners will be offered at the New Hanover County Arboretum in May.  Sewing provides the opportunity for young people to have positive experiences while learning construction techniques, design principles MORE »

2014 Master Gardener Plant Sale

2014 MASTER GARDENER PLANT SALE 2014 PLANTS AVAILABLE LIST Preview sale for the Friends of the Arboretum on Wednesday April 2 from noon until 4:00 PM Discount coupons are not accepted during the preview MORE »

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Arboretum Gift shop CommitteeMon Aug 4, 2014
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Where:
6206 Oleander Dr. Wilmington, NC 28403
— 2 days away
Cape Fear Bonsai SocietyTue Aug 5, 2014
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Where:
6206 Oleander Dr. wilmington, NC 28403
— 4 days away
Wilmington cape fear Rose SocietySat Aug 9, 2014
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
6206 Oleander Dr. wilmington, NC 28403
— 1 week away
FOA Executive Board MeetingMon Aug 11, 2014
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM— 1 week away
Wilmington Art AssociationTue Aug 12, 2014
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
6206 Oleander Dr. wilmington, NC 28403
— 1 week away
Hobby Greenhouse ClubTue Aug 12, 2014
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Where:
6206 Oleander Dr. wilmington, NC 28403
— 2 weeks away
AFP Cape Fear ChapterWed Aug 13, 2014
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM Where:
6206 Oleander Dr. Wilmington, NC 28403
— 2 weeks away
Cape Fear Orchid SocietyWed Aug 13, 2014
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM Where:
6206 Oleander Dr. Wilmingtonh, NC 28403
— 2 weeks away
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