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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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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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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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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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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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Tip for Sowing Small Seeds

Gardening can be made easier by doing some of the work indoors first, especially when dealing with small seeds. “One of the hardest jobs in the garden is sowing small seeds to the MORE »

Poultry/Turkey Litter & Time To TTP

Poultry/Turkey Litter   Corn represents an excellent crop for poultry/turkey litter utilization.  Corn has a high nitrogen requirement that fits well with litter application equipment and rates.  Your poultry/turkey waste management plan contains MORE »

Beyond the Fields

A Duplin County Forest Landowner Workshop Has been reschedule for: March 24, 2015 Lois G. Britt Agricultural Service Center Ed Emory Auditorium 165 Agriculture Drive Kenansville, NC 28349 Landowner’s perspective and experience with MORE »

2014 NCSU Cotton OVT Results

February 27, 2015 Duplin County Center 2014 NCSU Cotton Official Variety Tests (OVT) results are available here. Table 5-1 notes 3-year averages (2012-2014). Table 5-2 notes 2-year averages (2013-2014). Table 5-3 notes 2014 MORE »

Duplin County Gardening Calendar for February

Lawn Care Spot spray for wild onions. Fertilizing Fertilize shade trees. Fertilize spring bulbs. Planting Plant asparagus crowns. Sow beets, carrots, peas, lettuce, mustard, radish, spinach, potatoes, and turnips. Plant pansies in your MORE »

2014 Upper Coastal Plain Station

Greenhouse Nutrition

There has been a lot of discussion about the do’s and don’ts of greenhouse fertility management. As we approach the greenhouse season, take a look at these publications from the Soil Science Department MORE » – from   Tobacco Growers Information

2014 NC Cotton Variety Performance

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

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

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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 weeks away
Pine Straw Harvesting in Longleaf Pine Forests: Best Management Guidelines to Sustain Wildlife ResourcesThu Apr 23, 2015
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Where:
www.forestrywebinars.net
— 4 weeks away
[ProNR] Emergency Planning Webinar Thu Apr 30, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
www.forestrywebinars.net
— 1 month 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
— 2 months away
Sustainable Forestry Teachers' Academy - CoastalMon Jun 15 - Thu Jun 18, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
New Bern, NC, USA
— 3 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
— 3 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
— 4 months away
ECA Leadership Team MeetingTue Aug 18, 2015
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
Large Conference Room - Lois G. Britt Ag Service Center - Kenansville
— 5 months away
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