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7782
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Kim Powell planned to retire in 2005 after thirty-plus years of service with Agricultural Extension and the Department of Horticultural Science at N.C. State University. Along with his teaching duties, he had been directly responsible for all Agricultural Extension professionals statewide. He had also hosted the UNC-TV show 'The Backyard Gardner' and a weekly call-in radio show on gardening. However, his retirement was delayed when he was asked to fill in as interim director of the J. C. Raulston Arboretum while a search was undertaken for a new director. The position was filled in December 2005.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 73 Issue 11, Apr 2006, p144-146, 148-149, il, por Periodical Website
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27966
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North Carolina State University is planting hops to see if the crop can replace tobacco as a cash crop in the state. The research may also allow local beer makers to produce beer using locally grown hops. 10 varieties are being grown to look for disease resistant varieties. The history of the crop’s use in beermaking is detailed.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 27 Issue 27, July 2010, p29 Periodical Website
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31506
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Telephone operators at the North Carolina Agricultural Extension Service’s “Extension Teletip” headquarters respond to phone calls by playing one of the service’s cassette tapes containing information on a wide variety of topics. Since the statewide toll-free telephone information service was started in March 1978, approximately 500,000 calls have been received. Phone messages respond to a variety of topics such as nutrition and diet, gardening, home maintenance, and pest control.
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