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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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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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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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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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Nutrition Matters: Spring Into Action

Now that winter is over, it is a great time to spring into action to promote physical activity and heart-healthy living.  The American Heart Association promotes National Walking Day on the first Wednesday MORE »

4-H Presentation Contest Preparation Series

Presentation Series for Youth

NC 4-H offers youth an abundance of opportunities for them to grow their leadership potential, and their most effective way of building confidence is through the presentation contests!  The presentation contests allow youth MORE »

Jr. Leader Training 2015

Jr. Leaders Wanted!

During the summer, our teen leadership program really thrives utilizing teens as junior leaders either assisting, or leading summer 4-H day camps.  This is a fun and interactive way for the teens to MORE »

Nutrition Matters: Salt Awareness Week

Salt Awareness Week is celebrated during the month of March.  What is salt (sodium chloride)?  Sodium is an essential nutrient needed by the body in small quantities providing it is not lost through MORE »

4-H Greene Chicks is Back!

Greene County 4-H is getting ready for another year with the 4-H Greene Chicks program!  This family program is designed to teach animal science, responsibility, and self esteem when implemented properly.  What a MORE »

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Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less!Wed Apr 22, 2015
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
Greene County Senior Center, 104 Greenridge Road, Snow Hill, NC 28580, United States
— Tomorrow
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
— 2 days away
SE District Teen RetreatFri Apr 24 - Sat Apr 25, 2015 - ALL DAY— 3 days away
State 4-H Horse Judging ContestSat Apr 25 - Sat Apr 25, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
To Be Determined
— 4 days away
NC 4-H AIRE - Mock InterviewsMon Apr 27, 2015
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Greene County Senior Center, 104 Greenridge Road, Snow Hill, NC 28580, United States
— 6 days away
[ProNR] Emergency Planning Webinar Thu Apr 30, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
www.forestrywebinars.net
— 1 week away
County Activity DaySat May 2 - Sat May 2, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
To Be Determined
— 2 weeks away
State 4-H Horticulture ContestSat May 2 - Sat May 2, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695, United States
— 2 weeks away
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