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NC Cooperative
Extension Service Announces Strategic Plan

The Cooperative Extension Service at NC State outlines its vision for restructuring over the next 22 months by targeting its strengths and improving access to services across the state.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service_Conference Listening Session_11-6-13

NC Cooperative
Extension Service Announces Strategic Plan

The Cooperative Extension Service at NC State outlines its vision for restructuring over the next 22 months by targeting its strengths and improving access to services across the state.

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shrimp preparation for sensory panel tests

Food Science
Extension

The NC State University Department of Food Science's extension group is dedicated to improving the lives of NC citizens through research, extension education and outreach regarding food, food safety and food processing. With seven pilot plants and partnerships with NC State's Center of Marine Sciences and Technology and the new NC State Fruit and Vegetable Science Institute, Food Science Extension Specialists provide assistance in the areas of Dairy (Ice Cream), Entrepreneurs, Food Safety Certification, HACCP, and Seafood.

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Fruits and vegetable produce stand

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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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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cattlemen's meeting

Cattlemen’s Meeting

Feature Presentations: Fly Control/ External Pesticides There will be 1.0 Hour(s) pesticide credit applied for (Categories X,D,K, and N) X is specialty credit for private applicators.  Deadline to register is Wednesday, December 31.  To sign up MORE »

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Keep Holiday Parties and Dinners Trouble Free

The holiday season can be a very special time for families and friends to get together. But if proper care isn’t taken, unfortunate symptoms – nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, headaches – of food-borne illness, MORE »

Beekeeping Class

Beginning Beekeeper Class

Want to learn about beekeeping?  Here is your chance!  The Davidson County Beekeepers Association is having a six-week beginner beekeeping class. This class will help new beekeepers learn some basic skills needed to be successful in MORE »

Master Gardener Conference

Master Gardener Conference

You won’t want to miss the 4th Annual Davidson County Master Gardener Conference on February 11.  Topics covered include: Learn how to accent your garden with color with Bryce Lane. “Organizing the Chaos of MORE »

Waste Collection Box Sites

Davidson County has 11 Waste Collection Box Sites that are free to use and open to the public. These sites are an efficient as well as convenient way for residents to dispose MORE »

Recycling and Disposal of Items in Davidson County

  The Davidson County Department of Recycling collects and processes a wide variety of materials. The following materials can be dropped off at any of their eleven (11) box sites.All fiber (newspaper, cardboard,office MORE »

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Office ClosedWed Dec 24 - Fri Dec 26, 2014 - ALL DAY— 6 days away
Office ClosedThu Jan 1 - Thu Jan 1, 2015 - ALL DAY— 2 weeks away
Cattlemen's MeetingMon Jan 5, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Davidson County Cooperative Extension, 301 East Center Street, Lexington, NC 27292, United States
— 3 weeks away
NCFGC MWCWed Jan 28, 2015
12:30 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Iredell County Cooperative Extension, 444 Bristol Dr, Statesville, NC 28677, United States
— 1 month away
Master Gardener ConferenceWed Feb 11, 2015
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM Where:
First Lutheran Church, 320 S State St, Lexington, NC 27292, United States
— 2 months away
Beginning Beekeepers ClassMon Mar 2, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Davidson County Extension Office, 301 East Center St., Lexington, NC 27292
— 2 months away
Beginning Beekeepers ClassMon Mar 9, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Davidson County Extension Office, 301 East Center St., Lexington, NC 27292
— 3 months away
Beginning Beekeepers ClassMon Mar 16, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Davidson County Extension Office, 301 East Center St., Lexington, NC 27292
— 3 months away
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