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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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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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2014 Master Gardener
Plant Sale

Friday, April 11, Noon - 6:00pm and Saturday, April 12, 8:30am – Noon; Pender County Cooperative Extension Center, 801 S. Walker St., Burgaw

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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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Statewide Tornado Drill March 4, 2015 9:30 am

Statewide Tornado Drill popular

North Carolina’s annual statewide tornado drill for 2015 will take place today, Wednesday, March 4, at 9:30 AM.  Every school, business, work place, and family across the state is strongly encouraged to participate MORE » – from   NC Disaster Information Center

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SED Teen Retreat

The 4-H Teen Retreat is for youth 13-19 years old. This is a great weekend to learn leadership skills, participate in team building, community service, compete for the District Spirit Stick and elect MORE »

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SED February 4-H Fling

This is a great way to meet your Southeast District Officers and other teens in the Southeast. Youth will participate in workshops and work on county and district scrapbooks. We will bring pictures MORE »

FAMACHA Training!

FAMACHA Training coming up the end of February! This free event will be held at the Pender County Extension Office.  Register now to guarantee your spot! FAMACHA Training MORE »

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4-H Entertains!

This will be a show you won’t want to miss. Show case your talent at the 4-H Talent Show! See the flyer for more information or call the Extension Office. 4-H Entertains MORE »

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2015 4-H Events

2015 holds many new opportunities for 4-H’ers in Pender County! Check out the calendar to stay up to date on upcoming events. 2015 4-H MORE »

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Pond Management WorkshopTue Mar 17, 2015
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension - Sampson County, Clinton, NC
— 2 weeks away
Southern Foresters' Climate Observations: State Comparisons and Spatial TrendsThu Mar 19, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
http://forestrywebinars.net
— 2 weeks away
Invasive Plant Best Management Practices WebinarTue Mar 24, 2015
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
http://www.sustainableforestswebinars.net/
— 3 weeks away
[ProNR] Urban Forestry Webinar Series: Urban InterfaceThu Mar 26, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
www.forestrywebinars.net
— 3 weeks away
[ProNR] Emergency Planning Webinar Thu Apr 30, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
www.forestrywebinars.net
— 2 months away
Sustainable Forestry Teachers' Academy - CoastalMon Jun 15 - Thu Jun 18, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
New Bern, NC, USA
— 3 months away
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