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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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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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Integrated Pest Management For Gardens

According to D. Wayne Rowland, Agricultural and Natural Resources Technician with NC Cooperative Extension, Vance County Center, the Integrated Pest Management For Gardens Meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday, July 29 2014 at MORE »

Seven Vance County Youth Go to 4-H Camp

This week seven Vance County youth are enjoying camping at Eastern 4-H Environmental Education Center with activities ranging from scaling the climbing wall, listening to presentations from international counselors from Australia, South Africa, MORE »

2014 Vance County 4-H Summer Fun Schedule!!!

The 2014 Vance County 4-H Summer Fun schedule is posted below.  Please stay tuned to the website as updates to the schedule will occur within the next week.  Not all costs and age brackets MORE »

2014 Livestock Show Interest Meeting

All interested in participating in the 2014 Four County Livestock Show are encouraged to attend the 2014 Livestock Interest Meeting on Tuesday, April 29th, 2014. The meeting will begin at 6:30pm at the MORE »

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4-H EFNEP Kids in the KitchenThu Jul 31, 2014 @ 8:30 AM -
Fri Aug 1, 2014 @ 4:30 PM Today Where:
305 Young Street, Henderson, NC 27536
— 1 hour away
Master Gardeners at the Farmers Market!Wed Aug 6, 2014
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Vance County Regional Farmers Market, 210 Southpark Dr., Henderson, NC
— 6 days away
Pressure Canner TestingWed Aug 13, 2014
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
Vance County Regional Farmers Market, 210 Southpark Dr., Henderson, NC
— 2 weeks away
Master Gardener Seminar at the Farmers MarketWed Aug 13, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
Vance County Regional Farmers Market, 210 Southpark Dr., Henderson
— 2 weeks away
"Beat the Heat" Pesticide UpdateThu Aug 14, 2014
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Vance County Regional Farmers Market, 210 Southpark Dr., Henderson, NC
— 2 weeks away
Master Gardeners at the Farmers Market!Sat Aug 23, 2014
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Vance County Regional Farmers Market, 210 Southpark Dr., Henderson, NC
— 3 weeks away
Master Gardener Seminar at the Farmers MarketSat Aug 30, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
Vance County Regional Farmers Market, 210 Southpark Dr., Henderson
— 4 weeks away
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