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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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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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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Have you submitted a
soil sample?

Are you looking for the results?  Click here:  http://www.ncagr.gov/agronomi/pals/index.aspx Click on the "Search User Profiles" tab and enter your last name to find your results:

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Clay County Master Gardeners

Clay County Master
Gardener Volunteer Association

Clay County Master Gardeners are busy again!  Check out their blog at http://ccmgva.blogspot.com/

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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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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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Winter 2015 Extension Gardener

Do you need information about which trees to prune in the winter? Do you know if there are voles in your yard? Find out the answers to these questions plus other interesting articles MORE »

2015 Volunteer Awards Ceremony popular

Volunteer: A person who does work without getting paid for it (Merriam-Webster Dictionary) Does your agency or organization have someone who volunteers for you and do you live or work in Clay County, MORE »

Pesticide Review and Exam

Pesticide license is required in order to purchase a Restricted Use Pesticide as well as for anyone who applies pesticide (whether restricted use or not) for hire.  For anyone wishing to obtain a MORE »

AG Newsletter-October 2014

Contents of Newsletter: WNC AgOptions Grant Cycle Begins Clay County Soil Sample Drive SAFF Farm Tour – 11/8 Turf & Landscape Professionals Seminar – 11/14 Pesticide Licensing Exam – 12/3 WNC AgOptions Grant MORE »

Extension Gardener newsletter

Help Us Improve!

Throughout the year we strive to bring you useful, accurate, and timely gardening information you can trust through the Extension Gardener newsletter, portal, and Facebook page. Please take our short online survey to MORE » – from   Extension Gardener

Lawn & Landscape Professionals Seminar

Dr. Barbara Fair an NC State Extension Horticulture Specialist; Cliff Ruth, Extension Area Horticulture Agent; Silas Brown, Clay County Extension Agent; and Keith Wood, Cherokee County Extension Agent will be presenting a Lawn MORE »

http://floricultureinfosearch.ces.ncsu.edu/

Floriculture InfoSearch

Floriculture InfoSearch is a powerful, but focused search engine designed to bring you floriculture information from the scientific literature, trade and association magazines/websites, NC State University, and the American Floral Endowment Floriculture Archive MORE » – from   Extension Gardener

Porcupine with a sweet potato body and green bean spines.

Veggie Varmint

The “Veggie Varmint” contest, hosted at the Burke County fair each year, is delightful, creative way to connect children with produce. Without the pressure to “EAT IT”, children (and adults) are encouraged to MORE » – from   Extension Gardener

Downy Mildew
Image by Gerald Holmes, courtesy of Bugwood

Downy Mildew

Downy mildew is here! Look on the tops of leaves for angular, yellow to brown wounds that stop at a leaf vein. Management suggestions: • Plant early in the season so you can MORE » – from   Extension Gardener

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Greenstriped Mapleworms

Greenstriped Mapleworms Greenstriped mapleworms are found in the piedmont the end of June and early July. As their name suggests their preferred hosts are maple trees, but they are also found on boxelder MORE » – from   Extension Gardener

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4-H Meeting/canceledTue Dec 23, 2014
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Where:
Cooperative Extension Meeting Room, 36 Davis Loop, Hayesville, NC 28904
— 5 days away
HolidayWed Dec 24 - Wed Dec 24, 2014 - ALL DAY— 5 days away
HolidayThu Dec 25 - Thu Dec 25, 2014 - ALL DAY— 6 days away
HolidayFri Dec 26 - Fri Dec 26, 2014 - ALL DAY— 7 days away
HolidayThu Jan 1 - Thu Jan 1, 2015 - ALL DAY— 2 weeks away
4-H Club MeetingTue Jan 13, 2015
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Where:
Cooperative Extension Meeting Room, 36 Davis Loop, Hayesville, NC 28904
— 4 weeks away
HolidayMon Jan 19 - Mon Jan 19, 2015 - ALL DAY— 1 month away
4-H MeetingTue Jan 27, 2015
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Where:
Cooperative Extension Meeting Room, 36 Davis Loop, Hayesville, NC 28904
— 1 month away
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