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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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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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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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Xtendflex variety trial results

Below are results of two trials comparing Xtendflex cotton varieties to several commercial standards conducted by Dr. Alan York. All of these varieties may not be commercially available. From what I understand at MORE » – from   Cotton

2015 Martin County 4-H Poultry Chain

It’s that time of year again! It is time to register for the 2015 Martin County 4-H Poultry Chain. Please see the attached flyer and call the Martin County 4-H Office at 252-789-4370 MORE »

Soybean Entomology 2015 Presentation Now Available popular

This link (Soybean 2015) provides a recorded presentation intended for agent training or broadcast in grower meetings.  Please report broadcast usage to Dominic Reisig (ddreisig@ncsu.edu) for his records. This link (Soybean 2015) provides MORE » – from   Soybeans

Martin County 4-H January 2015 Newsletter

Be sure to check out the January 2015 of the Martin County 4-H “Clover Times!” Look for great events and happenings for the month of January! If you would like more information please MORE »

2015 Northeast 4-H District Teen Retreat popular

Get ready! It is time to start thinking about the 2015 Northeast 4-H District Teen Retreat! Teen Retreat will be March 13th-15th, 2015 in Beaufort County, NC. This is an awesome event for MORE »

Martin County 4-H Canned Goods Contest

Our annual Martin County Farm Heritage Day Fair will be on December 6, 2014 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Bob Martin Ag. Center. We would like to invite all youth MORE »

Martin County 4-H Cake/Pie/Candy Contest

Our annual Martin County Farm Heritage Day Fair will be on December 6, 2014 from          9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Bob Martin Ag. Center. We would like to invite all youth MORE »

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Martin County 4-H Youth Council New Year's Kick OffThu Jan 29, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM— 3 days away
2015 Martin County 4-H Livestock Catelog Ads DueFri Jan 30 - Fri Jan 30, 2015 - ALL DAY— 4 days away
2015 Martin County 4-H Poultry Chain DeadlineFri Jan 30 - Fri Jan 30, 2015 - ALL DAY— 4 days away
Timber Tax Update for the 2014 Tax Year WebinarThu Feb 5, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
http://www.forestrywebinars.net/
— 1 week away
Working Forest Summit for NC LandownersWed Feb 11, 2015
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM Where:
Williamston, NC, USA
— 2 weeks away
2015 Martin and Washington County Peanut Production MeetingWed Feb 11, 2015
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Martin County Farmers Market, 4001 W Main Street Ext, Williamston, NC 27892, United States
— 2 weeks away
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