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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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Diane Currier, owner of Honeygirl Meadery, shares how a visit to Alaska motivated her to start her meadery and a how her award-winning mead is made. Listen to this interview to learn more MORE »– from Extension Gardener
Sept. 23, 2016 from Jim Dunphy, Crop Science Extension Specialist (Soybeans) and Lindsey Thiessen, Extension Plant Pathologist Although Asiatic Soybean Rust may be moving up the Mississippi River valley pretty rapidly, it seems MORE »– from Integrated Pest Management
CHECK THIS OUT !!! The Department of Horticultural Science’s Titan arum is about to bloom ! You are cordially invited to visit this rare, exotic tropical wonder this week to witness the bloom MORE »– from Integrated Pest Management
from Jim Dunphy, Crop Science Extension Specialist (Soybeans) and Lindsey Thiessen, Extension Plant Pathologist Asiatic Soybean Rust has been confirmed on soybeans in Bamberg County, SC, which is a little closer to some MORE »– from Integrated Pest Management
Three students at East Chapel Hill High School, Brooke, Julia and Danielle, and Environmental Science Teacher, Mr. Edward Kaybay, share their experience starting a pollinator garden at their school. Listen to the interview MORE »– from Extension Gardener
The Nickels referendum is being held on Tuesday, November 1st to let users of feed or fertilizer decide if they wish to continue the self-assessment program. This program has been in place since MORE »
Do you dread packing lunch for your kids and yourself? With a few creative ideas and simple tips, it is easy to make a healthy, packed lunch. Children who eat lunch regularly perform MORE »– from Nash County Center
Attention Livestock Exhibitors! The Edgecombe Mutual Livestock Show will take place September 9-10, and the entry forms are now online! All entry forms and fees are due to the Extension Office, Attn: Livestock Program, MORE »
I had several questions related to problems with maples last week. In the process I noticed damage from maple spider mite, hopper burn (potato leaf hopper), maple shoot borer, anthracnose, and canker diseases. MORE »– from Wilson County Center
In celebration of the NC State Parks’ 100th anniversary, a group of Edgecombe County 4-H’ers traveled to Merchants Millpond State Park for a fun day of hands-on exploration. These youth experienced the Park via MORE »