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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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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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How’d We Do This Year?

Below is a link to a survey regarding our Lawn and Garden Programs from 2014. It’s anonymous and should only take a couple of minutes. Your input will help us determine if we MORE »

Cover Crop Workshop

This workshop which will be held on Monday, November 17, will enable farmers and gardeners to select cover crops for each season of the year. Cover crops will not only prevent erosion of MORE »

Agricultural Entrepreneurship Program

Check out this exciting opportunity made possible through a partnership between VGCC and the Vance County Regional Farmers Market! VGCC to offer Agricultural Entrepreneurship program at Farmers Market Vance-Granville Community College is offering MORE »

Big Sweep in Vance County

Big Sweep Flyer It is that time of the year again to gear of for the North Carolina Big Sweep!  The purpose of this event is to rid our environment of litter by MORE »

Come to a “Sew-Down

SewDownFlyer Vance County 4-H will be hosting a “Sew-Down” on Saturday, October 11th from 9am-12pm here in the officem.  The purpose of this event is to donate these pillows to our elderly population MORE »

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NCFGC MWCWed Jan 28, 2015
12:30 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Iredell County Cooperative Extension, 444 Bristol Dr, Statesville, NC 28677, United States
— 12 hours away
Pesticide Recertification Class (category V)Thu Jan 29, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Vance County Regional Farmers Market, 210 Southpark Dr., Henderson, NC
— 2 days away
Timber Tax Update for the 2014 Tax Year WebinarThu Feb 5, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
http://www.forestrywebinars.net/
— 1 week away
Pesticide Recertification Class (category V)Tue Feb 10, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Vance County Regional Farmers Market, 210 Southpark Dr., Henderson, NC
— 2 weeks away
Project Learning Tree Middle/High School Workshop: Forests of the WorldSat Feb 21, 2015
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, 11 W Jones St, Raleigh, NC 27601, United States
— 3 weeks away
Vance County Cooperative Extension's Community Resource FairThu Mar 19, 2015
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Where:
Southern Vance High School, 925 Garrett Road, Henderson, NC 27537, United States
— 2 months away
Project Learning Tree K-12 WorkshopWed Apr 22, 2015
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
Lake Johnson Park, 4601 Avent Ferry Road, Raleigh, NC 27606, United States
— 3 months away
Project Learning Tree Early Childhood WorkshopSat May 16, 2015
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
Lake Johnson Park, 4601 Avent Ferry Road, Raleigh, NC 27606, United States
— 4 months away
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