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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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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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4-H Newsletter
May-June 2014

May - June 2014 The 4-H newsletter is updated with current 4-H events, summer camps, and 4-H Club information. Stay tuned for more 4-H events!

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2016 Summer
Adventures

Pender County 4-H has all the fun you will need this summer! A few spotlights for this summers activities include; farm visits,  all about plants and soil, electric projects, ocean exploration, cooking and a trip to the NC Zoo! Be quick to sign up, there are limited spots for the best summer ever! http://files.ctctcdn.com/d4d2b53e301/bcffb3ae-d142-4514-bec6-9726e0a2cf4b.pdf

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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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Tobacco flea beetle. Photo via Sterling Southern.

Organic tobacco flea beetle management popular

In addition to questions about organic aphid management in tobacco, I have also received several questions about organic flea beetle management. Most of these questions have been some version of “What organically acceptable MORE » – from   Entomology

This plant has not been treated with insecticides. Photo: Pete Nelson.

Tobacco insect activity and research projects popular

I’m Pete Nelson, a graduate student in the Entomology Department, co-advised by Drs. Hannah Burrack and Clyde Sorenson. My dissertation research is focused on assessing the impacts of various tobacco production practices, including MORE » – from   Entomology

Evaluating Soybean Seeding Rates and Cost

Commodity prices are significantly lower than they were in 2012 with little indication of any significant increase in value in the coming year. So “Where can I make cuts in production to save money MORE »

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2016 SED 4-H Teen Winter Fling

Come learn about the Fourth “H” at the 2016 Winter Fling! This is a one night lock-in for   4-H teens ages at the Duplin County Extension Office. See the flyer for more MORE »

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Pender County 4-H Wreath Sale

Do you want your home to look extra festive during this holiday season? Spruce it up with a wreath from Pender County 4-H! This is a once a year fundraiser to help 4-H’ers MORE »

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Women's Forestry 101 Workshop & Field DayTue Jun 7, 2016
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
2324 Borough Rd, Currie, NC 28435, USA
— 2 weeks away
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