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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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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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NCSU Floriculture InfoSearch screen

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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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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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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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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pruning blueberries

Upcoming Horticulture Workshops

Blueberry Pruning Demonstration Learn how to properly prune mature blueberry bushes. Friday, February 20 (registration deadline is February 18) 2pm-4pm at Sandy Creek Farm Cost is $5 per person REGISTRATION  INFORMATION Shiitake Mushroom MORE »

4-H Entertains Show

4-H Entertains & Fashion Review

Lights!  Camera!  Action!  You won’t want to miss the many talents of our 4-Hers as they perform and model their sewing creations.  Come out and enjoy the entertainment on Friday, February 20 at 6pm MORE »

ServSafe Course

ServSafe Certification Course

What is ServSafe®?It is a 12-hour Food Safety Certification Course developed by the Education Foundation of the National Restaurant Association.  Our next course is April 21 & 28.  Registration deadline is April 10. 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 »

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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EVENTS View All
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
— 1 week away
Blueberry Pruning DemonstrationFri Feb 20, 2015
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
Sandy Creek Farm, 3160 South NC Hwy 150, Lexington, NC 27295
— 3 weeks away
4-H Entertains & Fashion ReviewFri Feb 20, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Davidson County Cooperative Extension, 301 East Center Street, Lexington, NC 27292, United States
— 3 weeks 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
— 4 weeks away
Shiitake Mushroom WorkshopTue Mar 3, 2015
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Davidson County Fairgrounds, 400 Greensboro Street Extension, Lexington, NC 27295
— 4 weeks away
Grape & Fig Pruning DemonstrationFri Mar 6, 2015
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
Sandy Creek Farm, 3160 South NC Hwy 150, Lexington, NC 27295
— 1 month 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
— 1 month 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
— 1 month away
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