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NC Cooperative Extension Service_Conference Listening Session_11-6-13

Extension is Planning
for Another Century of Success.

The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service has launched a strategic visioning initiative to evaluate the organization’s business model and chart a course through choppy economic waters. NCCES has seen recurring budget cuts of $20 million since 2000, resulting in the loss of roughly 90 positions over the past four years.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service_Conference Listening Session_11-6-13

Extension is Planning
for Another Century of Success.

The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service has launched a strategic visioning initiative to evaluate the organization’s business model and chart a course through choppy economic waters. NCCES has seen recurring budget cuts of $20 million since 2000, resulting in the loss of roughly 90 positions over the past four years.

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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 (repository of literature dating back to the 1800s). Use this search engine for all of your floriculture questions. http://floricultureinfosearch.ces.ncsu.edu/

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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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Year Round Gardening
Challenge

The “Year Round Gardening Challenge” dares you to grow vegetables outdoors throughout the year. Participants can sign up to receive gardening updates by email throughout the year. Each month, three participants will be selected at random to win a “Zone 8 Month by Month Garden Guide”.

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2014 Master Gardener
Plant Sale

Friday, April 11, Noon - 6:00pm and Saturday, April 12, 8:30am – Noon; Pender County Cooperative Extension Center, 801 S. Walker St., Burgaw

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Tomato Growing Primer popular

Soil temperatures have warmed to above 60 degrees in our region and a late frost is highly unlikely, which means it is time to plant tomatoes! Over the years, I have written more MORE »

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Is It Time To Plant For Summer? popular

April is the month to get your vegetable garden ready to grow summer herbs and vegetables such as squash, cucumbers, tomatoes, and basil. It is also time to plant annuals and perennials for MORE »

Small mounds caused by ground nesting bees do not damage lawns.

Ground Nesting Bees Not A Threat popular

Warmer temperatures in the coming days will likely encourage activity by ground nesting and other native solitary bees. These bees are not pests, nor are they a threat to people, plants, or yards. MORE »

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Spring Extension Gardener Newsletter popular

Get ready for spring with the latest gardening news! The Spring issue of the Extension Gardener Newsletter is now available online! Extension Gardener is written by horticultural experts with the North Carolina Cooperative MORE »

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Planting For Pollinators

Flowers serve a much greater purpose than just decorating your landscape. Did you realize that planting flowers in your yard can help support local agriculture, ensure the availability of fruits and vegetables, and MORE »

Place seedlings in a well lit area after they emerge.

Growing Flowers and Vegetables From Seed

If you have never grown plants from seed let this be the year you start. You do not need a greenhouse to grow healthy transplants and many varieties can be started indoors over MORE »

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Ask an Extension Master GardenerWed May 14, 2014
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Poplar Grove Farmers' Market, Poplar Grove Plantation, Hwy 17, Wilmington
— 4 weeks away
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9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Poplar Grove Farmers' Market, Poplar Grove Plantation, Hwy 17, Wilmington
— 2 months away
Ask an Extension Master GardenerWed Jul 9, 2014
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Poplar Grove Farmers' Market, Poplar Grove Plantation, Hwy 17, Wilmington
— 3 months away
Ask an Extension Master GardenerWed Aug 13, 2014
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Poplar Grove Farmers' Market, Poplar Grove Plantation, Hwy 17, Wilmington
— 4 months away
Ask an Extension Master GardenerWed Sep 10, 2014
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Poplar Grove Farmers' Market, Poplar Grove Plantation, Hwy 17, Wilmington
— 5 months away
Ask an Extension Master GardenerWed Oct 8, 2014
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Poplar Grove Farmers' Market, Poplar Grove Plantation, Hwy 17, Wilmington
— 6 months away
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