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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

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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2015 4-H Plant Sale

It’s time again to start planning and thinking about what fruit plants and trees you might like to plant.  With that said now is the time to purchase some of those items through MORE »

Beginning Beekeepers Course Beginning January 12

If you have ever been interested in taking up beekeeping, well here’s your chance!  Beginning January 12th, there will be a beginning beekeepers course taught at the Alexander Extension Center.  This will be from 6:00-7:00 each second Monday of the MORE »

AgReview Newsletter-October Edition is Available

Lots of news available for beef producers.  Topics in this Issue:  Winter Feed Planning and Management, Pros and Cons of AI and Natural Services, The Importance of Breeding Soundness Exams for Bulls. Click MORE »

FAMACHA Certification Workshop for Goat Owners

Internal parasites are the number one health problem affecting goats and sheep.  Therefore, producers must develop an integrated parasite management approach to help control intestinal worms. If you would like to learn more MORE »

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