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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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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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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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NCSU Floriculture InfoSearch screen

Floriculture
InfoSearch

Floriculture InfoSearch is a powerful, but focused search engine designed to bring you floriculture information from the scientific literature, trade and association magazines/websites, NC State University, and the American Floral Endowment Floriculture Archive (repository of literature dating back to the 1800s). Use this search engine for all of your floriculture questions. http://floricultureinfosearch.ces.ncsu.edu/

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4-H Entertains & Fashion RevueFri Mar 27, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Davidson County Cooperative Extension, 301 East Center Street, Lexington, NC 27292, United States
— 11 hours ago
Garden symposium: Going Wild in the GardenSat Mar 28, 2015 Today
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM Where:
Vance County Regional Farmers Market, 210 Southpark Dr., Henderson, NC 27536
— 3 hours away
4-H Poultry Club selling concessions at Southern States Chick Days - come visitSat Mar 28, 2015 Today
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM— 5 hours away
Contagious ContainersSat Mar 28, 2015 Today
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
Walkertown Library, 2969 Main St, Walkertown, NC
— 5 hours away
TOTALLY TOMATOES - ALL ABOUT OUR FAVORITE FRUITSun Mar 29, 2015
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Greensboro Arboretum, 401 Ashland Dr, Greensboro, NC 27403, United States
— Tomorrow
Beginner Beekeeping CourseSun Mar 29, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Randolph County Cooperative Extension, 112 West Walker Avenue, Asheboro, NC 27203, United States
— 2 days away
The Giving ClosetMon Mar 30, 2015
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
Welcome Baby/Durham County Cooperative Extension, 721 Foster St., Durham NC 27701
— 2 days away
Beginning Beekeepers ClassMon Mar 30, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Davidson County Extension Office, 301 East Center St., Lexington, NC 27292
— 3 days away
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