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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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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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NCSU Floriculture InfoSearch screen

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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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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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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Preparing for Calving Season

Preparation for calving season starts long before the first calf hits the ground.  In fact, calving season really begins in breeding season and continues through gestation with proper diet and nutrition management of MORE »

How’d We Do This Year?

Below is a link to a survey regarding our Lawn and Garden Programs from 2014. It’s anonymous and should only take a couple of minutes. Your input will help us determine if we MORE »

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Winter Forage Field Day

There is a distinct chill in the air that says winter is on the way, and for a Livestock Producer, this means it’s time for cool-season grasses (or winter forages) to take over MORE »

4-H Poultry Workshop

Warren County Cooperative Extension is hosting the 4-County Poultry Project Record Book and Showmanship Clinic at the Warren County Fair Grounds on October the 11th from 10:00am-2:00pm.  Poultry Showmen and parents from Franklin, Granville, MORE »

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And the Grand Champion is…

The 2014 4-County Livestock Show was a big success with over 40 kids from Franklin, Granville, Vance, and Warren County showing more than 70 animals, from Wool Sheep to Belted Galloway Beef Heifers! MORE »

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V-class - Vance @ 6:30Thu Jan 29, 2015
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM— 2 days away
Timber Tax Update for the 2014 Tax Year WebinarThu Feb 5, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
http://www.forestrywebinars.net/
— 1 week away
Pasture Pork Conference - Farm TourWed Feb 11, 2015
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
7009 Bass Mountain Rd, Snow Camp, NC 27349, USA
— 2 weeks away
Pasture Pork ConferenceThu Feb 12, 2015
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Where:
3114 Cedar Park Rd, Greensboro, NC 27405, USA
— 2 weeks away
64th Annual NC Cattlemen's ConferenceFri Feb 13 - Sat Feb 14, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Hickory Metro Convention Center, 1960 13th Avenue Drive Southeast, Hickory, NC 28602, United States
— 2 weeks away
4-H Volunteer Leaders MtgMon Feb 23, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM— 4 weeks away
4-H Volunteer Leaders MtgMon Mar 23, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM— 2 months away
4-H Volunteer Leaders MtgMon Apr 27, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM— 3 months away
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