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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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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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Fruits and vegetable produce stand

Horticulture
InfoSearches Provide Answers!

Looking for answers to fruit, vegetable, weed or floriculture questions? The NC State University Department of Horticulture invites you to try their powerful, but focused search engines designed to provide answers from the scientific literature, trade and association magazines/websites and NC State University, and archive (repository of literature dating back to the 1800s).  Use these search engines for all of your fruit, vegetable, weed and floriculture questions. Floriculture InfoSearch Fruit InfoSearch Vegetable InfoSearch Weed InfoSearch

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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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Floriculture
InfoSearch

Floriculture InfoSearch is a powerful, but focused search engine designed to bring you floriculture information from the scientific literature, trade and association magazines/websites, NC State University, and the American Floral Endowment Floriculture Archive (repository of literature dating back to the 1800s). Use this search engine for all of your floriculture questions. http://floricultureinfosearch.ces.ncsu.edu/

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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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The Hidden Dangers of Lush Green Pastures

Winter is finally giving way to warmer weather, which means lush, green pastures for livestock to enjoy are just around the corner. However, these lush pastures are often very high in moisture; therefore MORE »

2014 Upper Coastal Plain Station

Greenhouse Nutrition

There has been a lot of discussion about the do’s and don’ts of greenhouse fertility management. As we approach the greenhouse season, take a look at these publications from the Soil Science Department MORE » – from   Tobacco Growers Information

Backyard Farmer School Starts March 12th!

Warren County Cooperative Extension will conduct a second Backyard Farmer School this March! Whether you are interested in becoming more self-sufficient, or raising something to sell on small acreage, this class is for MORE »

Soybean Entomology 2015 Presentation Now Available

This link (Soybean 2015) provides a recorded presentation intended for agent training or broadcast in grower meetings.  Please report broadcast usage to Dominic Reisig (ddreisig@ncsu.edu) for his records. This link (Soybean 2015) provides MORE » – from   Soybeans

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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM— 4 weeks away
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
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Pesticide All Classes - Vance @ 6:30Thu Sep 10, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
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