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Consumer Horticulture

Extension's Gardening Portal at NC State University provides access to a wealth of information, events and resources for gardeners in North Carolina.  Managed by the State Urban Horticulture Specialist and Cooperative Extension Horticulture Agents throughout the state, it is your doorway to guidance about successfully growing vegetables, herbs, fruits, flowers and ornamentals in your landscape.

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Daisy

Consumer Horticulture

Extension's Gardening Portal at NC State University provides access to a wealth of information, events and resources for gardeners in North Carolina.  Managed by the State Urban Horticulture Specialist and Cooperative Extension Horticulture Agents throughout the state, it is your doorway to guidance about successfully growing vegetables, herbs, fruits, flowers and ornamentals in your landscape.

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State Climate Office
of North Carolina

Our partners at the State Climate Office of North Carolina provide the most accurate climate information to the citizens of our state. Their website includes recent news from their Twitter feed, featured products, quick links, and a map of data from their ECONet weather stations. You can also view data from more than 1,000 Southeastern weather stations on their full CRONOS map or follow their blog.

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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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Strawberry Diagnostic
Tool

An interdisciplinary team of  NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences extension specialists have created a mobile-friendly, database driven tool to help strawberry growers visually diagnose disorders. The 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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April 2016 Clover News

The April 2016 Alleghany 4-H Clover News is now available online.  Visit the Alleghany 4-H Blog to view. MORE »

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2016 Alleghany 4-H Plant Sale

The 2016 Alleghany 4-H Plant Sale is now underway!  Help us send local 4-Hers to camp; All proceeds are used for scholarships for youth to attend 4-H Camp and other 4-H programming.  Contact MORE »

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4-H Teen Camp – Outer Banks 2015

This is an exciting new camp for our teen 4-H members that will take us to the coast.  Join us as we learn about dune ecology, marine biology, North Carolina coastal history, team building and MORE »

2014 Alleghany 4-H Summer Fun

The 2014 Alleghany 4-H Summer Fun Newsletter is now available.  CLICK HERE to find out what fun & exciting activities we have planned for this MORE »

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Diabetes TodayMon Aug 29, 2016 Today
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
Alleghany Wellness Center Inc, 508 Collins Rd, Sparta, NC 28675, USA
— 9 hours ago
Nursery Weed Management Field DayWed Sep 7, 2016
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Hawksridge Farms 4243 S. NC 127 Hwy, Hickory, NC
— 1 week away
County-wide ECA MeetingTue Sep 20 - Tue Sep 20, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Miller's Campground, 33 Campground Rd, Laurel Springs, NC 28644, USA
— 3 weeks away
Edible ArrangementsThu Sep 22, 2016
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM Where:
Alleghany County Library, 122 N Main St, Sparta, NC 28675, USA
— 3 weeks away
Nursery Crop Field DayFri Sep 23, 2016
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
Hard & Flossie Clark Family Park, Lenoir, NC 28645, USA
— 3 weeks away
Decorating For FallThu Sep 29, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
Alleghany County Library, 122 N Main St, Sparta, NC 28675, USA
— 1 month away
Dixie Classic FairFri Sep 30 - Sun Oct 9, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Winston Salem Fairgrounds, 421 27th St NW, Winston-Salem, NC 27105, USA
— 1 month away
Project Learning Tree K-8 Professional Development WorkshopFri Oct 14, 2016
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM Where:
Meadowview Middle School, 1282 McKinney Rd, Mt Airy, NC 27030, USA
— 1 month away
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