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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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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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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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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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10th Annual Spring Herb & Plant Festival RAIN or SHINESat Apr 18, 2015 Today
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
518 Winecoff School Rd, Concord, NC 28027, USA
— 9 hours ago
4-H: Visit Rimer ClubSat Apr 18, 2015 Today
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Where:
Home of Alisa Wickliff, 6835 Cress Road, Concord, NC 28025
— 8 hours ago
Hearts and Hands ECASat Apr 18, 2015 Today
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
McSwain Extension Education and Agriculture Center
— 8 hours ago
Girls Are GreatSat Apr 18, 2015 Today
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Overhills Middle School, 2711 Ray Road, Spring Lake, NC 28390, United States
— 8 hours ago
Eager Beaver 4-H Club MeetingSat Apr 18, 2015 Today
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
Anson County Cooperative Extension Center, 501 McLaurin St., Wadesboro, NC 28170
— 4 hours ago
Visit Carolina Co-eds 4-H ClubSat Apr 18, 2015 Today
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Contact leader for meeting location
— 1 hour away
ServSafe Food Safety TrainingMon Apr 20, 2015
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
McSwain Extension Education and Agriculture Center
— 2 days away
ECA Knitting ClassesMon Apr 20, 2015
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
Lucile Tatum Center, 959 Osceola St., Gastonia, NC
— 2 days away
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