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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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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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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Small Farms Tour
Postponed

Due to the forecast, the 2015 Small Farms Day in Stokes Tour has been postponed. Watch this page for a reschedule date. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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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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NC Cooperative Extension Service

V Credit Pesticide
Opportunity

There will be a Private Applicator V Credit training offered at the Extension office in Danbury on Monday, March 30 at 10:00 am

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Bunches of carrots and radishes at a farmers market

SNAP EBT Farmers Market Sign-Up Events

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, in collaboration with the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Education Program (SNAP) has scheduled SNAP EBT Farmers Market sign-up events in Fayetteville for April 22, Louisburg MORE » – from   Local Food

42,000,000+ Households Gardening popular

According to a study conducted by the National Gardening Association in 2014 more than 42 million households will grow a vegetable garden and 90% of them will MORE » – from   Gardening

North Carolina Mountain State Fair

Youth Live stock Exhibitors - The North Carolina Mountain State Fair is excited to bring you a brand new competition for 2015.  For the first time, they will be offering a youth market MORE »

Pesticide Meeting Postponed!

The pesticide meeting scheduled for Wed., 02/18 at 9:00 am at the American Legion has been postponed. It is rescheduled for Wed., Feb. 25. You must call Charlie Watson at King Lawn and MORE »

2015 Piedmont Grown Conference

The Piedmont Grown Annual Conference is almost here — Register now! This year’s topic is Growing Your Farm and Food Business: Increasing Profitability — something that we all want! Our keynote speaker is MORE »

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Piedmont Farm School

The Piedmont Farm School is a 7-month educational program that trains beginning and transitioning farmers with a strong commitment to operate successful small-scale, sustainable farms.  The school offers seven business-planning seminars, which will MORE » – from   Forsyth County Center

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Master Gardener TrainingFri Mar 27, 2015 Today
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Where:
Walnut Cove Public Library, 106 5th St, Walnut Cove, NC 27052, United States
— 2 hours ago
Pickling Pixies Food Preservation GroupThu Apr 2, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Cooperative Extension, 700 N Main St, Danbury, NC 27016, United States
— 6 days away
Master Gardener TrainingFri Apr 3, 2015
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Where:
Walnut Cove Public Library, 106 5th St, Walnut Cove, NC 27052, United States
— 7 days away
Master Gardener TrainingFri Apr 10, 2015
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Where:
Walnut Cove Public Library, 106 5th St, Walnut Cove, NC 27052, United States
— 2 weeks away
Master Gardener TrainingFri Apr 17, 2015
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Where:
Walnut Cove Public Library, 106 5th St, Walnut Cove, NC 27052, United States
— 3 weeks away
Pine Straw Harvesting in Longleaf Pine Forests: Best Management Guidelines to Sustain Wildlife ResourcesThu Apr 23, 2015
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Where:
www.forestrywebinars.net
— 4 weeks away
Master Gardener TrainingFri Apr 24, 2015
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Where:
Walnut Cove Public Library, 106 5th St, Walnut Cove, NC 27052, United States
— 4 weeks away
[ProNR] Emergency Planning Webinar Thu Apr 30, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
www.forestrywebinars.net
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