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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

Fruits and vegetable produce stand

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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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 »

4-H Invites You to Recycling Day!

Free Recycling Services Offered To All Henderson and Vance County Residents at Recycling Day on Saturday, April 26 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. The Vance County Appearance Commission and the Henderson Community Appearance Commission MORE »

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4-H EFNEP Kids in the KitchenMon Jul 28, 2014 @ 8:30 AM -
Tue Jul 29, 2014 @ 4:30 PM Where:
305 Young Street, Henderson, NC 27536
— 4 days away
4-H EFNEP Kids in the KitchenTue Jul 29, 2014 @ 8:30 AM -
Wed Jul 30, 2014 @ 4:30 PM Where:
305 Young Street, Henderson, NC 27536
— 5 days away
4-H EFNEP Kids in the KitchenWed Jul 30, 2014 @ 8:30 AM -
Thu Jul 31, 2014 @ 4:30 PM Where:
305 Young Street, Henderson, NC 27536
— 6 days away
4-H EFNEP Kids in the KitchenThu Jul 31, 2014 @ 8:30 AM -
Fri Aug 1, 2014 @ 4:30 PM Where:
305 Young Street, Henderson, NC 27536
— 7 days 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
— 3 weeks away
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