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.
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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.
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This week we saw an increase in budworm pressure across nearly all sites. Given that some sites will be topping their plants in the coming two weeks, it is not warranted to make MORE »– from Tobacco Growers Information
August 10 and August 17, 2015: Growing Cut Flowers for Market The Chatham County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension will offer a workshop on Growing Cut Flowers for Market as part of its Enhancing MORE »– from Growing Small Farms
Programs to prevent and control early (Figure 1) and late leaf spots (Figure 2) will begin soon. In well rotated fields, the first fungicide spray for leaf spot control should be applied when MORE »– from Integrated Pest Management
Wednesday July 8 at 5:30 pm Chatham County Agriculture Agent Debbie Roos will be giving a tour of Chatham County Cooperative Extension’s Pollinator Paradise Demonstration Garden at Chatham Mills in Pittsboro. The garden was designed to MORE »– from Growing Small Farms
Normally growers get very nervous about late blight (Phytophthora infestans) on Tomato, especially in the mountains and especially by this time of the year. Below is the USABlight alert map as of July MORE »– from Integrated Pest Management
This event marks the sixth year of collaboration between 4-H and Tractor Supply Company on the national in-store fundraiser, benefiting state and local 4‑H programming in each of the communities where a TSC MORE »
Best Broccoli for the Piedmont Workshop Wednesday April 29, 2015 from 10 am- noon at the Piedmont Research Station in Salisbury, NC. This workshop will showcase six different varieties of broccoli in an MORE »
The Forsyth/Stokes County Livestock Judging Team recently competed in the 2013 NC State Livestock Judging and Skillathon Contests on November 2 and 3 in Raleigh, NC and brought home numerous honors. Youth develop MORE »– from Stokes County Center