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NC Cooperative
Extension Service Announces Strategic Plan

The Cooperative Extension Service at NC State outlines its vision for restructuring over the next 22 months by targeting its strengths and improving access to services across the state.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service_Conference Listening Session_11-6-13

NC Cooperative
Extension Service Announces Strategic Plan

The Cooperative Extension Service at NC State outlines its vision for restructuring over the next 22 months by targeting its strengths and improving access to services across the state.

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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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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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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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4-H Delegation Attends Annual Electric Congress

A delegation from New Hanover County attended the 67th annual 4-H Electric Congress July 14-16 at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee. Two hundred 4‑H’ers, adult leaders and N.C. Cooperative Extension agents from 59 MORE »

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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 »

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Labor DayMon Sep 1 - Mon Sep 1, 2014 - ALL DAY— 4 days away
Cape Fear Bonsai SocietyTue Sep 2, 2014
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Where:
6206 Oleander Dr. wilmington, NC 28403
— 5 days away
Wilmington Pesticide SchoolWed Sep 3 - Thu Sep 4, 2014 - ALL DAY Where:
New Hanover County Extension Office 6206 Oleander Dr. Wilmington, NC 28403-3822
— 6 days away
4-H Advisory Council MeetingWed Sep 3, 2014
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Where:
6206 Oleander Dr. Wilmington, NC 28403
— 6 days away
Cape Fear Chapter Azalea Society of AmericaThu Sep 4, 2014
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
6206 Oleander Dr. Wilmington, NC 28403
— 1 week away
Feast Down EastFri Sep 5, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
6206 Oleander Dr, Wilmington, NC 28403, USA
— 1 week away
Arboretum Gift Shop CommitteeMon Sep 8, 2014
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Where:
6206 Oleander Dr. wilmington, NC 28403
— 2 weeks away
FOA Executive Board MeetingMon Sep 8, 2014
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM— 2 weeks away
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