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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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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Pruning Demonstration
Rescheduled for March 19

The pruning demonstration scheduled for Feb. 26 at Plum Granny Farm has been rescheduled. The new date is Thursday, March 19 at 2:00 PM. 1 hr of pesticide credit in category X will be offered

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Pesticide Meeting
Postponed! Again!

The pesticide meeting scheduled for Wed., 02/25 at 9:00 am at the American Legion has been postponed. It is rescheduled for Wed., March 11. You must call Charlie Watson at King Lawn and Garden to register to attend. (336) 983-2841

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NC Farm School launches a new website popular

“The NC Farm School program offers seven business-planning seminars taught by Agricultural Economists, which give farmers the tools to create viable business plans. The school is easy to fit into a busy schedule by MORE » – from   Local Food

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 »

Acidified Foods Manufacturing School

Space are still available!  The Acidified Foods Manufacturing School provides instruction in food handling techniques; food protection principles; personal hygiene; plant sanitation; pH controls; critical factors in acidification, and more. This two part school 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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EVENTS View All
Pickling Pixies Food Preservation GroupThu Mar 5, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Cooperative Extension, 700 N Main St, Danbury, NC 27016, United States
— 4 days away
Master Gardener TrainingFri Mar 6, 2015
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Where:
Walnut Cove Public Library, 106 5th St, Walnut Cove, NC 27052, United States
— 5 days away
Master Gardener TrainingFri Mar 13, 2015
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Where:
Walnut Cove Public Library, 106 5th St, Walnut Cove, NC 27052, United States
— 2 weeks away
Southern Foresters' Climate Observations: State Comparisons and Spatial TrendsThu Mar 19, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
http://forestrywebinars.net
— 3 weeks away
Master Gardener TrainingFri Mar 20, 2015
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Where:
Walnut Cove Public Library, 106 5th St, Walnut Cove, NC 27052, United States
— 3 weeks away
Invasive Plant Best Management Practices WebinarTue Mar 24, 2015
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
http://www.sustainableforestswebinars.net/
— 3 weeks away
Urban Forestry Webinar Series: Urban InterfaceThu Mar 26, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
www.forestrywebinars.net
— 4 weeks away
Master Gardener TrainingFri Mar 27, 2015
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Where:
Walnut Cove Public Library, 106 5th St, Walnut Cove, NC 27052, United States
— 4 weeks away
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