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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Decorating For FallFri Oct 7, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
Alleghany County Library, 122 N Main St, Sparta, NC 28675, USA
— 6 days away
Edible ArrangementsTue Oct 11, 2016
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM Where:
Alleghany County Library, 122 N Main St, Sparta, NC 28675, USA
— 1 week 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
— 2 weeks away
Alpha Omega Corn MazeFri Oct 14, 2016
3:30 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Yadkin County, NC, USA
— 2 weeks away
Blue Ridge Parkway Community PicnicSat Oct 15 - Sat Oct 15, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Bluffs Lodge, 45385 Blue Ridge Pkwy, Laurel Springs, NC 28644, USA
— 2 weeks away
Drone DiscoveryWed Oct 19, 2016
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM Where:
County Office Building
— 3 weeks away
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