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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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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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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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Successful Gardener Seminar Series

This fall, Vance County Cooperative Extension will offer a series of seminars to help you become a Successful Gardener! The seminars will be held on Thursday evenings (6:30 to 8:00 pm) at the Vance MORE »

4-H Summer Fun Finale

Vance County 4-Hers participated in a fun Talent and Fashion Show at Aycock Recreation Center after eight weeks of programming in areas of outdoor sports and environments, foods and nutrition, citizenship and leadership, MORE »

Growing the Fall Vegetable Garden Meeting

According to Wayne Rowland, Agricultural and Natural Resources Technician with Vance County Cooperative Extension, A Growing The Fall Vegetable Garden Meeting has been scheduled for Monday, August 24, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. at MORE »

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 »

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EVENTS View All
Incredible Years Parenting ClassWed Sep 2, 2015
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM Where:
Vance County Cooperative Extension, 305 Young Street, Henderson, NC 27536
— 4 days away
Incredible Years Parenting ClassWed Sep 9, 2015
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM Where:
Vance County Cooperative Extension, 305 Young Street, Henderson, NC 27536
— 2 weeks away
Bird Conservation in the Face of Future Climate Change WebinarThu Sep 10, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
http://www.sustainableforestswebinars.net/
— 2 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
— 2 weeks away
Entries received, Vance County Regional FairSun Sep 13, 2015
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
Vance County Fairgrounds 1427 East Andrews Avenue, Hwy 39, Henderson, NC 27536
— 2 weeks away
Entries received, Vance County Regional FairMon Sep 14, 2015
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Where:
Vance County Fairgrounds 1427 East Andrews Avenue, Hwy 39 Henderson, NC 27536
— 2 weeks 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
— 2 weeks away
Vance County Regional FairTue Sep 15 - Sat Sep 19, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Vance County Fairgrounds 1427 East Andrews Avenue, Hwy 39 Henderson, NC 27536
— 2 weeks away
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