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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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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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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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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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Rain Barrels! popular

Rain barrels are now available.  These roughly 50-gallon food-grade barrels come complete with screened inlet, brass faucet, and 1.5-inch overflow outlet.  The cost is $50 for a “ready-made” unpainted barrel. Rain Barrel information MORE » – from   Onslow County Center

Jones County 4-H offers Volunteer Opportunities

“Every child has the potential to be a true leader. However, kids today say they are missing experiences that grow the life skills they need – skills like confidence, responsibility, independence and compassion. MORE »

Jones County 4-Her’s Qualify for State Envirothon

In March 2016, Jones County 4-Her’s joined other youth from across eastern North Carolina for the Area 5 and 6 Coastal Envirothon.  The competition took place at the Cool Springs Environmental Education Center MORE »

What’s Happening in 4-H?

Are you looking for something for you or your child to do afterschool, on teacher workdays, or during the summer?  Look no further the Jones County 4-H program is the answer. 4-H is MORE »

2015 4-H Wreath Sale

Looking for a wreath to decorate your home or office during the Christmas Season, then look no more.  Jones County 4-H is selling Fresh Frazier Fir Wreaths for only $20.  You can also MORE »

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Pollocksville Extension and Community Association MeetingTue Oct 11, 2016
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
This club meets in the members' homes and at the Senior Center
— 2 weeks away
Jones County Communication and Coordinating CouncilThu Oct 13, 2016
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
Jones County Coopertive Extension Center Meeting Room - 367A Highway 58 Trenton, NC
— 3 weeks away
Pollocksville Extension and Community Association MeetingTue Nov 8, 2016
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
This club meets in the members' homes and at the Senior Center
— 1 month away
Jones County Communication and Coordinating CouncilThu Nov 10, 2016
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
Jones County Coopertive Extension Center Meeting Room - 367A Highway 58 Trenton, NC
— 2 months away
Jones County Communication and Coordinating CouncilThu Dec 8, 2016
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
Jones County Coopertive Extension Center Meeting Room - 367A Highway 58 Trenton, NC
— 2 months away
Pollocksville Extension and Community Association MeetingTue Dec 13, 2016
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
This club meets in the members' homes and at the Senior Center
— 3 months away
Pollocksville Extension and Community Association MeetingTue Jan 10, 2017
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
This club meets in the members' homes and at the Senior Center
— 4 months away
Jones County Communication and Coordinating CouncilThu Jan 12, 2017
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
Jones County Coopertive Extension Center Meeting Room - 367A Highway 58 Trenton, NC
— 4 months away
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