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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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State Climate Office
of North Carolina

Our partners at the State Climate Office of North Carolina provide the most accurate climate information to the citizens of our state. Their website includes recent news from their Twitter feed, featured products, quick links, and a map of data from their ECONet weather stations. You can also view data from more than 1,000 Southeastern weather stations on their full CRONOS map or follow their blog.

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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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Consumer Horticulture

Extension's Gardening Portal at NC State University provides access to a wealth of information, events and resources for gardeners in North Carolina.  Managed by the State Urban Horticulture Specialist and Cooperative Extension Horticulture Agents throughout the state, it is your doorway to guidance about successfully growing vegetables, herbs, fruits, flowers and ornamentals in your landscape.

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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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soybean rust
Photographer: Daren Mueller, ISU, Bugwood.org

Soybean Rust Update

July 27, 2016 from Jim Dunphy, Crop Science Extension Specialist (Soybeans) and Lindsey Thiessen, Extension Plant Pathologist Asiatic Soybean Rust has been confirmed in Tift County, Georgia, earlier today, on soybeans in a Sentinel MORE » – from   Integrated Pest Management

Figure 4. These symptoms of pale green coloration of the upper leaves, and severe yellowing and beaching of the lower leaves may be observed by downloading the above .gif file. This image provides a 360-degree view of a symptomatic plant.
©2016 Forensic Floriculture

From the Field-Agronomy Notes

Tobacco Research Update: Nitrogen Deficiency of Tobacco In this tobacco research update, we highlight the symptoms of nitrogen deficiency.  These images are part of a project supported by the North Carolina Tobacco Foundation to MORE » – from   Tobacco Growers Information

Figure 2. View of a newly transplanted burley tobacco plant in the nutrient disorder irrigation system.  Note the yellow drip emitters used to deliver the nutrient solution.
©2016 Forensic Floriculture

From the Field-Agronomy Notes popular

Tobacco Research Update: Development of an Online Nutrient Disorder Diagnostic Key for Tobacco Over the next few weeks, we will be providing updates about our current research project of developing a web-based nutrient MORE » – from   Tobacco Growers Information

Hopper burn damage from potato leaf hopper on red maple

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

2016 4-H Summer Fun

It’s that time of year – when children are out of school for the summer and parents are looking for productive learning activities that are fun for them to do! We have something MORE »

4-H Clover Connection May and June

The May and June edition of Bladen County 4-H is ready for viewing. We are excited about our teen programs coming up this summer! Registration deadlines and announcements are in the newsletter. If MORE »

Clover Connection for March and April is READY

It’s almost SPRING and Bladen County 4-H is blossoming into 2016 with lots going on in March and April of 2016. You can perform for 4-H entertains, practice public speaking with 4-H presentations, MORE »

Bladen County Muscadine Growers Meeting

Bladen County Extension will be holding the Bladen County Muscadine Growers Meeting on March 8, 2016, from 6:00 – 7:00 pm, at the Powell-Melvin Agricultural Center, located at 450 Smith Circle Dr. in MORE »

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Green Team 4-H Club MeetingMon Aug 1, 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Purdie Church, Tar Heel, NC 28392, United States
— 4 days away
Super Clover 4H Club MeetingMon Aug 8, 2016
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Wesley Chapel, Elizabethtown, NC 28337, United States
— 2 weeks away
Webinar - Assessing Sustainability for Agricultural and Urban ForestsThu Aug 11, 2016
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Where:
forestrywebinars.net
— 2 weeks away
STAR Artistic Expressions 4-H Club meetingMon Aug 15, 2016
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Bladen County Senior Center, Elizabethtown, NC
— 3 weeks away
Bladen Bullfrogs meetingThu Aug 18, 2016
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Friendship Baptist Church, 5879 Old Fayetteville Road, Garland, NC 28441, United States
— 3 weeks away
Down East 4-H Club meetingSun Aug 28, 2016
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Where:
Tabernacle Holiness Church, 549 Youngstown Road, Riegelwood, NC 28456, United States
— 1 month away
Green Team 4-H Club MeetingMon Sep 5, 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Purdie Church, Tar Heel, NC 28392, United States
— 1 month away
Super Clover 4H Club MeetingMon Sep 12, 2016
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Wesley Chapel, Elizabethtown, NC 28337, United States
— 2 months away
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