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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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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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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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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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Forestry Meeting – Estate Planning January 29

The North Carolina Cooperative Extension Centers of Gates, Chowan, and Perquimans Counties will offer a forestry workshop on Estate Planning for Forest Landowners on January 29 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm at the Merchant’s Millpond Visitors MORE »

2014 NCSU Muskmelon Cultivar Trials

Melon Variety Trials

NCSU Muskmelon Cultivar Booklet_2014 NCSU Watermelon Cultivar Booklet_2014 Southeast Regional Watermelon MORE »

Gates County 4-H Promoting Physical Fitness

Gates County 4-H in collaboration with the school system and a grant, installed climbing playground equipment.  The grant encourages youth to increase their outdoor activity thus increasing their physical MORE »

Governor’s Volunteer’s Service Award

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2015 Governor’s Volunteer’s Service Award.  The awards program, created by the Office of the Governor in 1979, recognizes North Carolina’s most dedicated volunteers.  Through the years, MORE »

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Gates-Chowan Soybean MeetingWed Jan 28, 2015 Today
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
Gates County Co-Op Ext Services, 112 Court Street, Gatesville, NC 27938, United States
— 8 hours ago
Forestry Meeting - Estate Planning for Forest LandownersThu Jan 29, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Merchants Millpond State Park, 176 Millpond Rd, Gatesville, NC, United States
— Tomorrow
Gates-Chowan Corn MeetingTue Feb 3, 2015
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
Merchants Millpond State Park, 176 Mill Pond Road, Gatesville, NC 27938, United States
— 6 days away
Peanut MeetingTue Feb 3, 2015
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Crossroads VFD
— 6 days away
Cotton MeetingWed Feb 4, 2015
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Leon Nixon's Catering
— 1 week 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
Respirator Fit-Test/Medical ClearanceTue Feb 10, 2015
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM Where:
Center Hill Cross Roads Fire Department, 105 Center Hill Road, Tyner, NC 27980, United States
— 2 weeks away
Regional Forestry Meeting - Working Forest Summit for NC LandownersWed Feb 11, 2015
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM Where:
Senator Bob Martin Eastern Agricultural Center, 2900 Nc Highway 125 S, Williamston, NC 27892, United States
— 2 weeks away
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