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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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Brunswick Gardener

Need home-gardening advice and tips for growing better plants in Brunswick County?  Sign up for The Brunswick Gardener and receive an electronic copy of our quarterly newsletter.  This is a free publication from North Carolina Cooperative Extension and will cover a wide variety of gardening-related topics, written by extension staff and extension master gardeners. To join the listserv, send an e-mail to sam_marshall@ncsu.edu with “signup for brunswickhomehort” as the subject.  You will be added and will receive the first edition this Friday, June 28th.

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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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Eat Smart, Move More…Maintain, don’t gain!

Take the Holiday Challenge with us this year! A free six week program starting November 17th and running through December 31st where you will receive lots of great resources to help you stay on track MORE »

Balancing Healthy Eating and Busy Lives popular

With school now in full swing and after school sports and activities beginning, our meal times tend to get shorter and shorter and sometimes our “on the go” choices slow us down rather MORE »

Private Pesticide Recertification Classes! popular

September 25, 2014—Whiteville, NC, Columbus County 4-hour training for X&V Credits, offered from 3-7p Contact: Howard Wallace; (910) 640-6607 Address: 45 Government Complex Rd, Whiteville September 30, 2014—Burgaw, NC, Pender County 2-hour X MORE »

Vermicomposting is an inexpensive and effective way to recycle food scraps at home!

Recycle your Food Scraps with Worms! popular

Looking for a more cost-effective way to fertilize your lawn or garden? Did you know that almost 75 percent of discarded materials in North Carolina can be composted? Ever considered using earthworms to MORE »

A rain garden will can add seasonal beauty and functionality to any landscape.

Plant a rain garden for function, beauty

A rainy summer, followed by extended periods of hot humid weather have left many gardens in Brunswick County a soggy, unproductive mess of weeds and cracked fruits and vegetables. If you found out MORE »

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The Bolivia Brief Farmer's MarketThu Oct 16, 2014
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Courthouse Dr, Bolivia, NC 28422, USA
— 2 weeks away
FOOD DAY Fri Oct 24 - Fri Oct 24, 2014 - ALL DAY Where:
University of North Carolina Wilmington, 601 S College Rd, Wilmington, NC, United States
— 3 weeks away
Eat Smart, Move More...Maintain, don't gain! Holiday ChallengeMon Nov 17, 2014 @ 8:00 AM -
Wed Dec 31, 2014 @ 5:00 PM Where:
Brunswick County
— 2 months away
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