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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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Solar Energy Property
Tax Resources

With a surge in solar power installations across North Carolina, Extension specialists have developed materials to address questions about tax implications, land appraisal and more. Solar Generation Property Taxation Solar and Wind Energy Development Opportunities: Tax Implications

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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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NEW! 4-H Newsletter
Summer 2016

Check out our NEW Summer 2016 4-H Newsletter!  Connect with 4-H by filling out this quick form!

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Strawberry Diagnostic
Tool

An interdisciplinary team of  NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences extension specialists have created a mobile-friendly, database driven tool to help strawberry growers visually diagnose disorders. The Strawberry Diagnostic Key provides a way to filter by visual characteristics to identify problems. Results include details about the disorders and possible management strategies. The Strawberry Diagnostic Key was developed with funding in part from the Strawberry Sustainability Initiativethe Walmart FoundationUniversity of ArkansasSouthern Region IPM CenterNorth Carolina State University Cooperative Extension Service and the North Carolina Strawberry Association.

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Maple Nursery IPM Update popular

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

Bumble bee on coneflower. Photo by Debbie Roos.

Pollinator Garden Tour Wednesday July 13 popular

Wednesday July 13 at 5:30 pm Chatham County Agriculture Agent Debbie Roos will be giving a tour of Chatham County Cooperative Extension’s Pollinator Paradise Demonstration Garden at Chatham Mills in Pittsboro. The garden was designed to MORE » – from   Growing Small Farms

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4-H Summer Update

Are you curious what our 4-H’ers have been up to this summer?  Check out the 4-H June update for a collage of all the exciting 4-H activities that we’ve hosted in the last few weeks!!! MORE »

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4-H’ers Earn Junior Park Ranger Badges

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 »

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Edgecombe 4-H Newsletter, Summer 2016

Our 4-H’ers have an exciting summer ahead – check out what we’re doing and see how you can get involved!!! 4-H Newsletter Summer 2016 Are you getting the most out of 4-H?  We are MORE »

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4-H Chicken Chat & Rabbit Show

Would you like to raise a chicken or rabbit to show during National 4-H Week?!  Now is your chance!  See the flyer below for more information about how to register and get your MORE »

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Summer Fun Filling Fast!

Don’t miss out on 4-H Summer Fun!!!  We still have space for YOU to join in on some exciting activities!!  Click below to view the complete schedule. Contact the 4-H office today for camp MORE »

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4-H Agriculture-Science Camp

Attention Rising 6th – 10th graders! The Northeast District 4-H is hosting an Agriculture-Science Camp on July 12-14, 2016 at NC Wesleyan College. You choose from 4 tracks being offered: 1. ANIMAL SCIENCE MORE »

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EVENTS View All
Edgecombe Master Gardener's MeetingTue Aug 9, 2016
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Extension Lab
— 2 weeks away
Coastal Plain Beekeepers MeetingTue Aug 16, 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Tarboro, NC 27886, USA
— 3 weeks away
Coastal Plain Beekeepers MeetingTue Aug 16, 2016
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Tarboro, NC 27886, USA
— 3 weeks away
Coastal Plain Beekeepers MeetingTue Aug 16, 2016
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Tarboro, NC 27886, USA
— 3 weeks away
Pesticide Recertification MeetingTue Aug 23, 2016
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
East Carolina Ag & Education Center, 1175 Kingsboro Road, Rocky Mount NC
— 1 month away
Project Learning Tree High School WorkshopMon Aug 29, 2016
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
Imagination Station Science & History Museum, 224 E. Nash St., Wilson, NC 27893, United States
— 1 month away
County Holiday - Office ClosedMon Sep 5 - Mon Sep 5, 2016 - ALL DAY— 1 month away
Edgecombe Master Gardener's MeetingTue Sep 13, 2016
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Extension Lab
— 2 months away
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