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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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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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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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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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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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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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Test Your Summer Food Safety Savvy

Warmer temperatures in the summer months provide a great time for cookouts and picnics but we shouldn’t take a break from being smart about food safety. More care is needed since foodborne illnesses MORE »

broccoli

Best Broccoli for the Piedmont

This workshop will showcase six different varieties of broccoli in an effort to determine which variety grows best in our region.  Factors used in choosing the best variety include:  flavor, yield, size, insect 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 »

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
ServSafe Certification CourseTue Apr 28, 2015 Today
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
Davidson County Cooperative Extension, 301 East Center Street, Lexington, NC 27292, United States
— 6 hours away
Thomasville Farmers Market Grower's MeetingTue Apr 28, 2015 Today
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Thomasville Public Library, 14 Randolph Street, Thomasville, NC 27360, United States
— 13 hours away
Lexington Farmers Market Opening DaySat May 2, 2015
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
The Lexington Farmers Market, 129 Railroad St., Lexington, NC
— 4 days away
Denton Community Farmers Market Opening DaySat May 2, 2015
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Where:
23 W Salisbury St, Denton, NC 27239, USA
— 4 days away
Best Broccoli for the Piedmont WorkshopMon May 4, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
NCDA&CS Piedmont Research Station, 8530 Sherrills Ford Road, Salisbury, NC 28147, United States
— 6 days away
4-H County Activity DaySat May 9 - Sat May 9, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Davidson County Cooperative Extension, 301 East Center Street, Lexington, NC 27292, United States
— 2 weeks away
Lexington Farmers MarketSat May 9, 2015
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
The Lexington Farmers Market, 129 Railroad St., Lexington, NC
— 2 weeks away
Thomasville Farmers Market - Opening DaySat May 9, 2015
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
21 E Guilford St, Thomasville, NC 27360, USA
— 2 weeks away
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