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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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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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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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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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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 »

Alleghany Office Opening at 1:00 pm

Due to inclement weather, The Alleghany County Office will open at 1:00 pm on Friday, February 14, 2014   We are sorry for any inconvenience this may MORE »

January is National Radon Action Month

January is National Radon Action Month, which means you should test your home for the colorless, odorless gas, which is the leading cause of lung cancer in nonsmokers. Radon is found in every MORE »

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Dining With DiabetesTue May 10, 2016
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
Alleghany Wellness Center Inc, 508 Collins Rd, Sparta, NC 28675, United States
— 6 days away
4-H County Activity Day & Talent Show (4-H Entertains)Fri May 13, 2016
3:30 PM - 6:30 PM— 1 week away
Dining With DiabetesTue May 17, 2016
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
Alleghany Wellness Center Inc, 508 Collins Rd, Sparta, NC 28675, United States
— 2 weeks away
4-H Clothing CompetitionWed May 18, 2016
3:30 PM - 6:30 PM— 2 weeks away
County Activity Day & Talent ShowWed May 25, 2016
3:30 PM - 6:30 PM— 3 weeks away
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