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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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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Good afternoon! Last weekend (1/24-1/25) we talked about how, “It looks like that on the whole for the next couple of weeks the temperatures will remain below the seasonal averages,” and sure enough, MORE »– from Strawberry Growers Information
Dear Growers, Agents, Agronomists & Friends, Over the weekend I have received information from two sources that most row covers are “off” in South Carolina and in piedmont areas of North Carolina. These MORE »– from Strawberry Growers Information
North Carolina Cooperative Extension, in partnership with The Livestock Conservancy, the NCDA&CS, and the NCSU Prestage Department of Poultry Science, will conduct their Annual Area Small Flock Seminar on Thursday February 5 at the McSwain Extension Education MORE »– from Growing Small Farms
Public Strawberry Weather Alerts for Growers in Mid-South “Educational Tools for More Profitable Outcomes with Strawberry Plasticulture” Fig. 1. Danny Van Meter, Clarkson, TN, just sent this photo today showing an area where MORE »– from Strawberry Growers Information
Figure 1. Starting next Tuesday we will see some 20s in WNC Figure 2. By Wed. morning it will be in 20s across much of piedmont and Sandhills – still, these minimums do MORE »– from Strawberry Growers Information
The Farm School for Veterans is a six session educational program to equip military families to plan and implement a sustainable and diversified small farm. The school offers three classroom seminars, designed to MORE »
With cooler weather quickly approaching and talk of a long winter it’s time to begin looking at getting the blankets out or purchasing new ones for your horses! Remember when considering the type MORE »
More than 50 North Carolina youth from across numerous counties traveled to the Moore County Agricultural Fair Grounds in Carthage on September 13th to compete in the Moore County Farm Credit Livestock Circuit MORE »
Considering starting a small farm venture? Want to learn more about sustainable farming methods, small scale livestock and produce ventures? Can I earn income on limited acreage? Perhaps the Farm School Summit is MORE »
Moore County will offer Extension Master Gardener class at the Agricultural Center in Carthage, on Tuesday and Thursday mornings beginning Tuesday, September 23, and ending Tuesday, November 18. The 40 hour training covers MORE »