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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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Elaney Wood Heritage
Farmers Market Opening Day: May 7th

The winter has come and gone and we are ready to see some spring sprouts!!  We are looking forward to spring and another successful season of the Elaney Wood Heritage Farmers Market.  Please Come Out To Browse and Support Our Vendors!

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Consumer Horticulture

Extension's Gardening Portal at NC State University provides access to a wealth of information, events and resources for gardeners in North Carolina.  Managed by the State Urban Horticulture Specialist and Cooperative Extension Horticulture Agents throughout the state, it is your doorway to guidance about successfully growing vegetables, herbs, fruits, flowers and ornamentals in your landscape.

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State Climate Office
of North Carolina

Our partners at the State Climate Office of North Carolina provide the most accurate climate information to the citizens of our state. Their website includes recent news from their Twitter feed, featured products, quick links, and a map of data from their ECONet weather stations. You can also view data from more than 1,000 Southeastern weather stations on their full CRONOS map or follow their blog.

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Solar Energy Property
Tax Resources

With a surge in solar power installations across North Carolina, Extension specialists have developed materials to address questions about tax implications, land appraisal and more. Solar Generation Property Taxation Solar and Wind Energy Development Opportunities: Tax Implications

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Nutrition Matters

The hot, humid summer days are upon us which means we need to stay hydrated with more fluids and/or from foods that have a high percentage of water.  Our bodies need more fluids MORE »

Shelby Hubbard at Youth Summit

Greene County 4-H Youth attends NCACC

Greene County 4-H youth attends NCACC Youth Summit A 4-H’er from Greene County attended the seventh annual North Carolina Association of County Commissioners (NCACC) Youth Summit, which was held in Winston Salem, North MORE »

Update on worm activity in soybeans and cotton

All, I’ve heard reports from farmers in Greene County and surrounding locations that this has been an incredibly difficult year to control worms in crops.  While our economic thresholds remain the same for MORE »

Is Canola/Rapeseed for you?

Wheat has been a staple cool season rotation crop for many years in NC.  It remains a successful commodity, however due to the selling price has been planted less over the last two MORE »

mating black thread-waisted wasps on mountain mint (Pycnanthemum muticum). Photo by Debbie Roos.

Two Pollinator Garden Tours in August! popular

Chatham County Agriculture Agent Debbie Roos will be giving two tours in August of Chatham County Cooperative Extension’s Pollinator Paradise Demonstration Garden at Chatham Mills in Pittsboro: on Wednesday August 10 at 5:30 pm and on Monday MORE » – from   Growing Small Farms

Hopper burn damage from potato leaf hopper on red maple

Maple Nursery IPM Update popular

I had several questions related to problems with maples last week. In the process I noticed damage from maple spider mite, hopper burn (potato leaf hopper), maple shoot borer, anthracnose, and canker diseases. MORE » – from   Wilson County Center

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EVENTS View All
Project Learning Tree High School WorkshopMon Aug 29, 2016
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
Imagination Station Science & History Museum, 224 E. Nash St., Wilson, NC 27893, United States
— 2 days away
Greene County Goat ShowSat Sep 10 - Sat Sep 10, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Greene County Recreation Complex, Snow Hill, NC
— 2 weeks away
Lenoir County Fair Exhibits Entries DueThu Sep 15 - Thu Sep 15, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Extension Office, Kinston NC
— 3 weeks away
Lenoir County Fair Baking Workshop Tue Sep 20 - Tue Sep 20, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Calvary United Methodist Church, Kinston, NC
— 3 weeks away
Lenoir County Hog ShowWed Sep 21 - Wed Sep 21, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Lenoir County Livestock Arena, Kinston, NC
— 4 weeks away
Flower Arranging, Tractor Driving, Pie, Cake, Cookie ContestsWed Sep 21 - Wed Sep 21, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Lenoir County Fair, 401 Fairgrounds Rd, Kinston, NC 28504, USA
— 4 weeks away
Lenoir County Goat ShowFri Sep 23 - Fri Sep 23, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Lenoir County Livestock Arena, Kinston, NC
— 4 weeks away
Lenoir County Heifer & Lamb ShowSat Sep 24 - Sat Sep 24, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Lenoir County Livestock Arena, Kinston, NC
— 4 weeks away
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