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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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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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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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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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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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2014 NC Cotton Variety Performance popular

Cotton variety selection is one the most important decisions affecting the grower’s bottom line. Once a variety is planted, the genetic yield potential for that particular field is set for that season. Beyond MORE » – from   Cotton

Phytogen names commercial varieties.

Phytogen has promoted 4 experimental varieties to their commercial line. The new varieties are PHY 312 WRF, PHY 444 WRF, PHY 487 WRF and PHY 552 WRF. Below is a link to the MORE » – from   Cotton

Xtendflex variety trial results popular

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 »

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 »

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 Today
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM— 5 hours ago
2015 Martin County 4-H Livestock Catelog Ads DueFri Jan 30 - Fri Jan 30, 2015 - ALL DAY— 1 hour away
2015 Martin County 4-H Poultry Chain DeadlineFri Jan 30 - Fri Jan 30, 2015 - ALL DAY— 1 hour away
Timber Tax Update for the 2014 Tax Year WebinarThu Feb 5, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
http://www.forestrywebinars.net/
— 7 days 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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