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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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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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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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Fruits and vegetable produce stand

Horticulture
InfoSearches Provide Answers!

Looking for answers to fruit, vegetable, weed or floriculture questions? The NC State University Department of Horticulture invites you to try their powerful, but focused search engines designed to provide answers from the scientific literature, trade and association magazines/websites and NC State University, and archive (repository of literature dating back to the 1800s).  Use these search engines for all of your fruit, vegetable, weed and floriculture questions. Floriculture InfoSearch Fruit InfoSearch Vegetable InfoSearch Weed InfoSearch

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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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Wilmington Teen Wins Trip to National 4-H Congress

A delegation of 14 North Carolina 4-H youth and 3 adults representing 13 counties including New Hanover County, attended the ninety-third annual National 4-H Congress, which was held in Atlanta, Georgia.  The North MORE »

4-H Members Receive Honors at Annual Awards Night

New Hanover County 4-H held its annual 4-H Awards Night on October 17, 2014 at the Cooperative Extension Arboretum.  Approximately 60 4-H members, parents and volunteers were in attendance to celebrate accomplishments the youth MORE »

Annual 4-H Awards Night

WHAT: 4-H Awards Night DATE: October 17, 2014 TIME: 6:00 PM LOCATION: New Hanover County Extension Arboretum THEME: 4-H 4 Life RSVP: By October 10th (by emailing roben_jarrett@ncsu.edu or calling the Extension Office) MORE »

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NHC Beekeepers AssociationMon Jan 5, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
6206 Oleander Dr. wilmington, NC 28403
— 1 week away
NHC Beekeepers AssociationMon Jan 12, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
6206 Oleander Dr. wilmington, NC 28403
— 2 weeks away
Cape Fear Orchid SocietyWed Jan 14, 2015
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Where:
6206 Oleander Drive, Wilmington, NC, United States
— 3 weeks away
Ikebana Int'l Chapter #212Thu Jan 15, 2015
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
6206 Oleander Drive, Wilmington, NC, United States
— 3 weeks away
NHC Beekeepers AssociationThu Jan 15, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
6206 Oleander Dr. wilmington, NC 28403
— 3 weeks away
NHC Beekeepers AssociationMon Jan 19, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
6206 Oleander Dr. wilmington, NC 28403
— 3 weeks away
Tidewater Camellia ClubTue Jan 20, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
6206 Oleander dr. wilmington, NC 28403
— 3 weeks away
NHC Beekeepers AssociationMon Jan 26, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
6206 Oleander Dr. wilmington, NC 28403
— 4 weeks away
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