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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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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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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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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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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 »

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NHC Beekeepers AssociationMon Jan 26, 2015 Today
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
6206 Oleander Dr. wilmington, NC 28403
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Atlantic IrrigationMon Feb 2, 2015
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NHC Beekeepers AssociationMon Feb 2, 2015
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NHC Beekeepers AssociationMon Feb 9, 2015
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Cape Fear Orchid SocietyWed Feb 11, 2015
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Where:
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