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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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Catfaced strawberry

New Strawberry
Diagnostic Tool

An interdisciplinary team of  NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences extension specialists have created a new, mobile-friendly, database driven tool to help strawberry growers visually diagnose disorders. The new Strawberry Diagnostic Key provides a way to filter by visual characteristics to identify problems. Results include details about the disorders and possible management strategies. The Strawberry Diagnostic Key was developed with funding in part from the Strawberry Sustainability Initiativethe Walmart FoundationUniversity of ArkansasSouthern Region IPM CenterNorth Carolina State University Cooperative Extension Service and the North Carolina Strawberry Association.

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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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Get the Facts About Avian Flu

Recently there has been an outbreak of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (a.k.a. Flu)  in certain Midwestern and West Coast states, which has devastated numerous poultry flocks. Although it has not spread to North Carolina as MORE »

Integrated Pest Management for Farm and Garden

According to D. Wayne Rowland, Agricultural and Natural Resources Technician with Vance County Cooperative Extension the Integrated Pest Management for Farm & Garden Meeting has been scheduled for Monday, July 27, 2015 at MORE »

Now Recruiting Master Gardener Volunteers!

Cooperative Extension in Vance and Warren Counties announces that the biennial Master Gardener Training Class will begin on July 28th. Participants will learn all they need to know to join this pre-eminent volunteer MORE »

Livestock Show Sign-Up

If you are interested, or planning on showing an animal this year at the four county youth livestock show, please contact the Vance County Extension Office and ask for Turner Pride, 4-H Agent! MORE »

Vermiculture (Earthworm Production) Meeting Scheduled

According to Wayne Rowland, Agricultural & Natural Resources Technician with the North Carolina Cooperative Extension–Vance County Center, a Vermiculture Meeting has been scheduled for June 29, 2015 at 6:30pm at the Vance County MORE »

Preparations Underway for 4-H District Day

Pine Lake 4-H Club members Rayven DeBerry and Diamond Alexander have spent hours preparing their presentations for this Saturday for the North Central 4-H District Activity Day.  They will represent Vance County 4-H MORE »

Rain Barrels for Home & Garden Workshop

A workshop on constructing rain barrels has been scheduled for Monday, June 1, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. at the Vance County Regional Farmers Market located at 210 Southpark Drive in Henderson.  Rain barrels MORE »

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Kerr/Tar BeekeepersMon Aug 10, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Cooperative Extension Service, 305 Young Street, Henderson, NC 27536, United States
— 1 week away
Lawn Care SeminarWed Aug 19, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
Vance County Regional Farmers Market, 210 Southpark Dr., Henderson, West Parkview Drive, Henderson, NC 27536, United States
— 2 weeks away
Rain Barrel Seminar - WarrentonThu Aug 27, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
Warren County Library, Warrenton, NC
— 3 weeks away
Pesticide Use & SafetyThu Sep 10, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Vance County Regional Farmers Market, 210 Southpark Dr., Henderson NC
— 1 month away
Kerr/Tar BeekeepersMon Sep 14, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Cooperative Extension Service, 305 Young Street, Henderson, NC 27536, United States
— 1 month away
Pesticide Class, Cat V (Warren)Tue Sep 15, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Warren County Extension Center, 158 Rafters Ln, Warrenton, NC
— 1 month away
Extending the Growing SeasonWed Sep 16, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
Vance County Regional Farmers Market, 210 Southpark Dr., Henderson, West Parkview Drive, Henderson, NC 27536, United States
— 1 month away
Pesticide Recertification, Cat. VTue Sep 22, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Vance County Regional Farmers Market, 210 Southpark Dr., Henderson
— 2 months away
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