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2014 4-H Summer

Sign Up For Your Adventure Today with Washington County 4-H! SUMMER2014

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

2014 4-H Summer

Sign Up For Your Adventure Today with Washington County 4-H! SUMMER2014

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Catfaced strawberry

New Strawberry
Diagnostic Tool

An interdisciplinary team of  NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences extension specialists have created a new, mobile-friendly, database driven tool to help strawberry growers visually diagnose disorders. The new Strawberry Diagnostic Key provides a way to filter by visual characteristics to identify problems. Results include details about the disorders and possible management strategies. The Strawberry Diagnostic Key was developed with funding in part from the Strawberry Sustainability Initiativethe Walmart FoundationUniversity of ArkansasSouthern Region IPM CenterNorth Carolina State University Cooperative Extension Service and the North Carolina Strawberry Association.

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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

Washington County
Cooperative Extension Staff

Serving the citizens of Washington County since 1914 North Carolina Cooperative Extension partners with communities to deliver education and technology that enrich the lives, land and economy of North Carolinians. La Extensión Cooperativa de Carolina del Norte se asocia con las comunidades para ofrecer educación y tecnología que enriquecen la vida de los habitantes, la tierra y la economía de Carolina del Norte.

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LivestockShow

Livestock Show Schedule of Events

Please click on the link below for the schedule for Wednesday, May 6, 2015: http://go.ncsu.edu/nnu0zg BBQ plates can be purchased that evening for $8.00.  Please have dinner with MORE »

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ServSafe Class

June 15 – June 17  1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. June 22   1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 23  Exam at 1:00 p.m. Click on the links below for more information and MORE »

Chicken Show

2015 4-H Chicken Show

Show date is November 21, 2015 Fee is $10.00 per participant Registration is due on Monday, May 8, 2015 Click on the link below for more information and application: MORE »

Oils

Oils & Vinegars Class

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 6:00 p.m. at the Cooperative Extension Office Fee $7.00 Please RSVP by March MORE »

Crafting

Northeastern NC Craft Workshop

Tuesday, May 12th and Wednesday, May 13th, 2015 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Vernon James Research & Extension Center Please click on the link below for more information: MORE »

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NED Science CampTue Jul 7 - Thu Jul 9, 2015 - ALL DAY— 14 hours away
Peach SalsaTue Jul 7 - Tue Jul 7, 2015 - ALL DAY— 14 hours away
Electric CongressMon Jul 13 - Wed Jul 15, 2015 - ALL DAY— 7 days away
State 4-H CongressSat Jul 18 - Tue Jul 21, 2015 - ALL DAY— 2 weeks away
State Presentation FinalsSat Jul 18 - Sat Jul 18, 2015 - ALL DAY— 2 weeks away
State 4-H CongressSat Jul 18 - Tue Jul 21, 2015 - ALL DAY— 2 weeks away
Cloverbud Day CampThu Jul 23 - Fri Jul 24, 2015 - ALL DAY— 2 weeks away
State 4-H Livestock Judging ContestTue Jul 28, 2015 @ 8:00 AM -
Wed Jul 29, 2015 @ 9:00 AM— 3 weeks away
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