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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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Grow Your Own Vegetables Class

Are you interested in growing your own vegetables this summer? A class will be held Monday, March 23 at 6:30 p.m. at the Alexander Extension Center on how to prepare and maintain a MORE »

4-H Expressive Arts Entries Due March 30

We are accepting entries for the  4-H Fashion Contest, Craft Contest and Talent Contest. Below are the applications for each contest.  Each application explains the rules for the contest and when judging will MORE »

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 »

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Livestock Club MeetingMon Apr 6, 2015
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
376 1st Avenue SW, Taylorsville, NC 28681
— 1 week away
Shooting Sports MeetingMon Apr 13, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM— 2 weeks away
Alexander Beekeepers MeetingMon Apr 13, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Where:
376 1st Avenue SW, Taylorsville, NC 28681
— 2 weeks away
Cornerstone CloversMon Apr 20, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
376 1st Avenue SW, Taylorsville, NC 28681
— 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
Livestock Club MeetingMon May 4, 2015
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
376 1st Avenue SW, Taylorsville, NC 28681
— 1 month away
Shooting Sports MeetingMon May 11, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM— 1 month away
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