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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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Floriculture
InfoSearch

Floriculture InfoSearch is a powerful, but focused search engine designed to bring you floriculture information from the scientific literature, trade and association magazines/websites, NC State University, and the American Floral Endowment Floriculture Archive (repository of literature dating back to the 1800s). Use this search engine for all of your floriculture questions. http://floricultureinfosearch.ces.ncsu.edu/

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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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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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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 NCSU Soybean OVT Results

Duplin County Center   The 2014 NCSU Soybean Official Variety Tests (OVT) results are available here. Tables 4-19 note Liberty Link and conventional varieties. Tables 20-44 note Roundup Ready varieties. Thanks. Disclaimer:  The MORE »

2014 NC Cotton Variety Performance popular

Cotton variety selection is one the most important decisions affecting the grower’s bottom line. Once a variety is planted, the genetic yield potential for that particular field is set for that season. Beyond MORE » – from   Cotton

Grains/Soybean Meeting

Duplin County Center Tuesday, February 3  -  6:00 pm Duplin Co. Extension Center Dr. Nick Piggott, NCSU Extension Economist, will be our guest speaker.  He will discuss agricultural policy/trade/trends/outlook/markets/marketing.  His presentation should help MORE »

Phytogen names commercial varieties.

Phytogen has promoted 4 experimental varieties to their commercial line. The new varieties are PHY 312 WRF, PHY 444 WRF, PHY 487 WRF and PHY 552 WRF. Below is a link to the MORE » – from   Cotton

Xtendflex variety trial results popular

Below are results of two trials comparing Xtendflex cotton varieties to several commercial standards conducted by Dr. Alan York. All of these varieties may not be commercially available. From what I understand at MORE » – from   Cotton

GAP/Production Meetings

  Two nearby meeting locations remain.  Attend the meeting of your choice (unless you have already attended one).  For additional meeting sites, click here. Please bring your GAP Connections ID card to the meeting MORE »

Variety Selection

December 23, 2014 Variety Selection         Click here for NCSU Tobacco Official Variety Tests 3-year average (2012-2014). Click here for NCSU Tobacco Official Variety Tests 2-year average (2013-2014). Click here for NCSU Tobacco Official Variety MORE »

2015 Tobacco Short Course

Duplin County Center   February 2 5:30 pm – February 6 noon The NC Tobacco Research Commission and NCSU are sponsoring a 4-day Tobacco Short Course for 25 participants.  The course will be MORE »

2014 NCSU Corn OVT Results

Duplin County Center The 2014 NCSU Corn Official Variety Tests (OVT) results are available here.  You will likely be most interested in the following: Tables 6-9 (Statewide results for medium-maturing (110-115 day) & MORE »

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EVENTS View All
Timber Tax Update for the 2014 Tax Year WebinarThu Feb 5, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
http://www.forestrywebinars.net/
— 5 days away
ECA Leadership Team MeetingTue Feb 17, 2015
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
Large Conference Room - Lois G. Britt Ag Service Center - Kenansville
— 2 weeks away
ECA Leadership Team MeetingTue Mar 17, 2015
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
Large Conference Room - Lois G. Britt Ag Service Center - Kenansville
— 1 month away
ECA Leadership Team MeetingTue Apr 21, 2015
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
Large Conference Room - Lois G. Britt Ag Service Center - Kenansville
— 3 months away
ECA Leadership Team MeetingTue May 19, 2015
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
Large Conference Room - Lois G. Britt Ag Service Center - Kenansville
— 4 months away
Sustainable Forestry Teachers' Academy - CoastalMon Jun 15 - Thu Jun 18, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
New Bern, NC, USA
— 4 months away
ECA Leadership Team MeetingTue Jun 16, 2015
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
Large Conference Room - Lois G. Britt Ag Service Center - Kenansville
— 4 months away
ECA Leadership Team MeetingTue Jul 21, 2015
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
Large Conference Room - Lois G. Britt Ag Service Center - Kenansville
— 6 months away
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