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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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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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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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NC 4-H Hungry to Help
- Canned Food Drive

Hungry to Help - Community Service Project -  Help someone in your community by donating food - especially at this time of year! The NC 4-H Program and counties across the state, including Iredell have teamed up to help fight hunger in our communities. Check out the link below to find out more! Find out more about Iredell County 4-H is "Hungry to Help"

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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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2015 4-H Elemental Dragons Robotics Club

The 2015 4-H Robotics Club has completed the build for their competition robot.  The team will compete with their robot at the 2015 FIRST international robotics competition in Raleigh, NC, March 19 through MORE »

Spring Pullet Sale

Spring Pullet Sale We have scheduled another Spring pick up for pullets. These are the same Hy-Line Brown pullets (red chickens, brown eggs) that we have offered in previous years. They are vaccinated MORE »

Iredell 4-H Day

Iredell County 4-H will have a 4-H Day on Saturday, March 28, 2015, from 10:00 am – 12:30 pm, at the Iredell County Agricultural Center. Each 4-H Club will have a booth and MORE »

Iredell Garden Fair

Vendor applications for ground spaces at the annual Iredell Garden Fair in Statesville are now being accepted. The Garden Fair is Saturday, April 25th, 2015 at 444 Bristol Drive, Statesville NC. Cost is $50 MORE »

Risk Management Class for Farmers

The NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is offering a series of risk management workshops across the state. The workshops will focus on managing price volatility and identifying macro indicators. Topics to MORE »

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EVENTS View All
Iredell Beekeepers Association meetingTue Mar 17, 2015
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Iredell County Agricultural Resources Center, Statesville
— 2 weeks away
Southern Foresters' Climate Observations: State Comparisons and Spatial TrendsThu Mar 19, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
http://forestrywebinars.net
— 3 weeks away
Invasive Plant Best Management Practices WebinarTue Mar 24, 2015
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
http://www.sustainableforestswebinars.net/
— 3 weeks away
Urban Forestry Webinar Series: Urban InterfaceThu Mar 26, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
www.forestrywebinars.net
— 4 weeks away
Iredell Beekeepers Association meetingTue Apr 21, 2015
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Iredell County Agricultural Resources Center, Statesville
— 2 months away
Emergency Planning Webinar Thu Apr 30, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
www.forestrywebinars.net
— 2 months away
Iredell Beekeepers Association meetingTue May 19, 2015
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Iredell County Agricultural Resources Center, Statesville
— 3 months away
Iredell Beekeepers Association meetingTue Jun 16, 2015
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Iredell County Agricultural Resources Center, Statesville
— 4 months away
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