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Catfaced strawberry

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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Catfaced strawberry

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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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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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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Vermiculture (Earthworm Production) Meeting Scheduled

According to Wayne Rowland, Agricultural & Natural Resources Technician with the North Carolina Cooperative Extension–Vance County Center, a Vermiculture Meeting has been scheduled for June 29, 2015 at 6:30pm at the Vance County MORE »

Preparations Underway for 4-H District Day

Pine Lake 4-H Club members Rayven DeBerry and Diamond Alexander have spent hours preparing their presentations for this Saturday for the North Central 4-H District Activity Day.  They will represent Vance County 4-H MORE »

Rain Barrels for Home & Garden Workshop

A workshop on constructing rain barrels has been scheduled for Monday, June 1, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. at the Vance County Regional Farmers Market located at 210 Southpark Drive in Henderson.  Rain barrels MORE »

Dispose of Unneeded Pesticides!

Don’t miss this once every two year opportunity! Open to ALL! Come by the Vance County Regional Farmers Market this Thursday, 4/23, 10 am to 2 pm to safely dispose of unneeded lawn MORE »

2015 4-H Summer Fun Schedule Released

Click to see Vance County’s 2015 Summer Fun Schedule: http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/?p=352658 Registration begins Monday, April 20.  For faster service, please click on the 4-H page, scroll down to the bottom, print all forms under MORE »

Tomorrow & Thursday – Free College Tours

Looking for something great for your 13-18 year old this week? Free university tours Tuesday and Thursday with supervision and transportation through 4-H and the Rec. Dept. Schedule: Tuesday – Virginia Union in MORE »

How to Use Smart Phones

Are you having trouble keeping up with ever-changing cellphone technology? Come to a class conducted by Turner A. Pride, Jr., 4-H Agent, and Vance County 4-Hers with Vance County Cooperative Extension! They have MORE »

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Vermiculture (Earthworm Production) MeetingMon Jun 29, 2015 Today
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Vance County Regional Farmers Market, 210 Southpark Dr., Henderson, West Parkview Drive, Henderson, NC 27536, United States
— 5 hours ago
Propagation: A Hands-On WorkshopWed Jul 22, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Where:
Vance County Regional Farmers Market, 210 Southpark Dr., Henderson, West Parkview Drive, Henderson, NC 27536, United States
— 3 weeks away
Rain Barrel SeminarWed Aug 19, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
Vance County Regional Farmers Market, 210 Southpark Dr., Henderson, West Parkview Drive, Henderson, NC 27536, United States
— 2 months away
Pesticide Use & SafetyThu Sep 10, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Vance County Regional Farmers Market, 210 Southpark Dr., Henderson NC
— 2 months away
Extending the Growing SeasonWed Sep 16, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
Vance County Regional Farmers Market, 210 Southpark Dr., Henderson, West Parkview Drive, Henderson, NC 27536, United States
— 3 months away
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