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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Dear Strawberry Growers – I received this weather update yesterday by Dr. Jay Schlegel for growers in Mid-Atlantic region. In addition, Dr. Ryan Boyles, NC State Climate Office, was interviewed this week by MORE »– from Strawberry Growers Information
The August issue of the NC 4-H Horse Program Newsletter can be downloaded by clicking here. This issue is packed full of results from the NC State 4-H Horse Show, NC State Communications MORE »– from Equine Husbandry
Tri-State Horse Leaders’ Conference Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina are teaming up to host the Tri-State Horse Leaders’ Conference January 16-17, 2016. The event will be held at the Guilford County Extension MORE »– from Equine Husbandry
We track local insect populations throughout the growing season using a system of traps, temperature-recording devices, and degree-day models. Traps and weather data are checked weekly, with results updated by Tuesday afternoon from MORE »– from Integrated Pest Management
Communities are invited to apply for technical assistance through a new round of Local Foods, Local Places through the US EPA Smart Growth Program. Application deadline: 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time, September 15, 2015 MORE »– from Local Food
N.C. continues to prepare for possible avian influenza outbreak RALEIGH – State Veterinarian Doug Meckes announced additional precautions that are being put in place to help North Carolina prepare for a possible introduction of highly MORE »
Forsyth County 4-H’ers honored at State 4-H Congress Two 4-H’ers from Forsyth County were recognized for their accomplishments during the recent State 4-H Congress. This year’s 4-H Congress, held in Raleigh July 18-21, attracted 518 young people MORE »
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 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