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4-H Newsletter
May-June 2014

May - June 2014 The 4-H newsletter is updated with current 4-H events, summer camps, and 4-H Club information. Stay tuned for more 4-H events!

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4-H Newsletter
May-June 2014

May - June 2014 The 4-H newsletter is updated with current 4-H events, summer camps, and 4-H Club information. Stay tuned for more 4-H events!

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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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4-H Summer Adventures
Day Camp 2015

This will be a summer full of new adventures, fun activities and many memories! Please check out the 2015 Summer Adventure Programs and enroll your child now! Summer Day Camp 2015

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New Strawberry
Diagnostic Tool

An interdisciplinary team of  NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences extension specialists have created a new, mobile-friendly, database driven tool to help strawberry growers visually diagnose disorders. The new Strawberry Diagnostic Key provides a way to filter by visual characteristics to identify problems. Results include details about the disorders and possible management strategies. The Strawberry Diagnostic Key was developed with funding in part from the Strawberry Sustainability Initiativethe Walmart FoundationUniversity of ArkansasSouthern Region IPM CenterNorth Carolina State University Cooperative Extension Service and the North Carolina Strawberry Association.

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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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Red headed flea beetles popular

This week Cliff Ruth told me they were finding red headed flea beetle adults and larvae in mountain nurseries. They became active in Raleigh a couple weeks ago around when Magnolia grandiflora were MORE » – from   Entomology

Ambrosia beetles slow down

This week did not find many ambrosia beetles in our traps this week (there will always be a few) and did not get any attacks on our experimental trees. So we may be MORE » – from   Entomology

Bagworm larvae active popular

If you have conifers or other plants that seem to have grown weird, dangling pinecones, look again because you have bagworms. Bagworms have been hatching for the last week or so. You can MORE » – from   Entomology

Free Books! IPM for Trees and Shrubs popular

The Southern Nursery IPM working group (SNIPM) includes research and extension professionals from many Southeastern states who work in horticulture, plant pathology, and entomology related to nursery crops. Last year we published a MORE » – from   Entomology

Field Corn Variety Demonstration Sites

Extension agents from eight southeast NC counties planted field corn variety demonstration plots in 11 locations. Anyone interested in visiting these sites through the growing season is welcome.County Variety Plot MORE »

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4-H Summer Adventurers Day Camp 2015

This will be a summer full of new adventures, fun activities and many memories! Please check out the 2015 Summer Adventure Programs and enroll your child now! Summer Day Camp MORE »

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Join the Fun!

Its spring! And spring means butterflies! If you are interested in learning more about butterflies and exploring their habitat sign up for 4-H Project Butterfly Wings hosted by Surf City Community Center. Project MORE »

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SED Teen Retreat

The 4-H Teen Retreat is for youth 13-19 years old. This is a great weekend to learn leadership skills, participate in team building, community service, compete for the District Spirit Stick and elect MORE »

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SED February 4-H Fling

This is a great way to meet your Southeast District Officers and other teens in the Southeast. Youth will participate in workshops and work on county and district scrapbooks. We will bring pictures MORE »

FAMACHA Training!

FAMACHA Training coming up the end of February! This free event will be held at the Pender County Extension Office.  Register now to guarantee your spot! FAMACHA Training MORE »

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EVENTS View All
Sustainable Forestry Teachers' Academy - CoastalMon Jun 15 - Thu Jun 18, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
New Bern, NC, USA
— 2 weeks away
Project Learning Tree K-8 WorkshopThu Sep 24, 2015
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
4803 Sweet Home Church Rd, Elizabethtown, NC 28337, USA
— 4 months away
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