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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

Plant Sciences Initiative Study Report

Plant Sciences

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

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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Planting conditions for April 23, 2015 popular

Keith Edmisten, Professor of Crop Science and Extension Cotton Specialist and Guy Collins, Extension Associate Professor – Cotton The DD60s predicted for the 5 days following planting at Rocky Mount are included in MORE » – from   Cotton

Martin County 4-H Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser

Martin County 4-H will be having our annual Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser on May 7, 2015 at the Martin County Farmers Market. The plates are $7.00 each and include spaghetti, salad, bread, and dessert. MORE »

NCCEAPA Herter-O’Neal Scholarship

Nominations are being sought for a $750 scholarship offered by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Administrative Professionals Association (NCCEAPA) through March 18, 2015. The scholarship is available to North Carolina residents pursuing a MORE »

Martin County 4-H Volunteer Wins District Award

The North Carolina 4-H Volunteer Leaders Association held their annual meeting February 7-8, 2015 in Raleigh NC, on the Campus of North Carolina State University. Jean Brownfield, Martin County 4-H Volunteer, received the MORE »

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 »

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

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 »

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