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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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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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Solar panels

Solar Energy Property
Tax Resources

With a surge in solar power installations across North Carolina, Extension specialists have developed materials to address questions about tax implications, land appraisal and more. Solar Generation Property Taxation Solar and Wind Energy Development Opportunities: Tax Implications

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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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NC Cooperative Extension Service

The Northeast Ag Expo is a field day that is conducted annually through the joint efforts of producers, agribusinesses, North Carolina State University, commodity groups,and the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Centers of the counties of Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Gates, Pasquotank, and Perquimans.  Since the counties involved are located in the Tidewater Region of North Carolina, the natural resources and commodities produced vary tremendously.   The commodity/commodities highlighted each year are those important to the host county.  Attendees get to view various research plots as well as benefit from presentations by Extension personnel and company representatives.

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2016 Master Gardener’s Scholarship

MGV Scholarship Application Form 2016 Extension Master Gardener Volunteers of Pasquotank County are offering two $1,000 scholarships to Pasquotank/Camden County high school graduates entering into agriculture, horticulture, botany or other related fields of MORE »

Pasquotank 4-H ASPIRE Program

If you are a Sophomore or Junior in High school this program is for you.  The ASPIRE program is a 10 week ACT test prep program for students.  This program will be taught MORE »

Pasquotank County 4-H Newsletters

Below you will find the Pasquotank County 4-H newsletters.  If you are not on our mailing list and would like to be added then simply call the extension office at 252-338-3954 and ask MORE »

Field Crops Newsletters

Below you will find links for the Field Crops & Commercial Newsletters.  If you have any questions concerning any of the information please contact Al Wood at 252-338-3954. January 8, 2016 February 2, MORE »

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[ProNR] The Growing Interest in Longleaf WorkshopThu May 5, 2016
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM Where:
Paul D Camp Community College, 100 N College Dr, Franklin, VA 23851, United States
— 6 days away
Northeastern NC Craft WorkshopTue May 10, 2016
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
Vernon G. James Research & Extension Center
— 2 weeks away
Northeastern NC Craft WorkshopWed May 11, 2016
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
Vernon G James Research & Extension Center
— 2 weeks away
Holiday - Office ClosedMon May 30 - Mon May 30, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Pasquotank Extension Center
— 1 month away
Holiday - Office ClosedMon Jul 4 - Mon Jul 4, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Pasquotank Extension Center
— 2 months away
Review Session for Pesticide ExamFri Jul 8, 2016
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
Pasquotank Extension Center
— 2 months away
Pesticide ExamWed Jul 13, 2016
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Pasquotank Extension Center
— 2 months away
Holiday - Office ClosedMon Sep 5 - Mon Sep 5, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Pasquotank Extension Center
— 4 months away
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