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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Good afternoon, There were growers in the North Central piedmont region who had to frost protect this morning. I received this brief note from Mike Wilder, Agronomist, Region 6, who stopped by a MORE »– from Strawberry Growers Information
Fig. 1. Minimum temp map for the region, Friday, 4/24 – more details in this advisory about areas that may be at real risk of frost tomorrow morning – a frost can be MORE »– from Strawberry Growers Information
I must apologize for this very brief advisory, but I am seeing more frost hazard over a wider geographic area in NC tonight. I am on the road until 2:30 pm. But, until MORE »– from Strawberry Growers Information
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 »
The Fall 2015 Pesticide School Schedule is now available for registrants who are seeking initial licensing in one or more pesticide subcategories. To register for a school, go to one of the links MORE »– from Pesticide Safety
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