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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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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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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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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Holiday Schedule

The Rockingham County Cooperative Extension Office will be CLOSED: 2014 Friday, April 18, 2014 ~ Good Friday Monday, May 26, 2014 ~ Memorial Day Friday, July 4, 2014 ~ Independence Day Monday, September 1, 2014 ~ Labor Day Tuesday, November 11, 2014 ~ Veteran's Day Thursday & Friday, November 27 & 28, 2014 ~ Thanksgiving Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday,  December 24, 25, & 26, 2014 ~ Christmas

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2015 Extension Horse Management Short Courses

Directions to The Guilford County Agricultural Center, Located at 3309 Burlington Road 375-5876 and can be found at http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/guilford/directions.shtml From Downtown Greensboro: Take E. Market St. and continue straight to Burlington Rd. (the MORE »

Introduction Beekeeping Program

Introduction Beekeeping Program Thursday, January 29th, 2015 6:30 PM at the Rockingham County Agriculture Center For more information please Click MORE »

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Piedmont Farm School

The Piedmont Farm School is a 7-month educational program that trains beginning and transitioning farmers with a strong commitment to operate successful small-scale, sustainable farms.  The school offers seven business-planning seminars, which will MORE » – from   Forsyth County Center

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NCFGC MWCWed Jan 28, 2015 Today
12:30 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Iredell County Cooperative Extension, 444 Bristol Dr, Statesville, NC 28677, United States
— 2 hours ago
Introduction to BeekeepingThu Jan 29, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM— Tomorrow
NC District 4-H WinterfestSat Jan 31 - Sat Jan 31, 2015 - ALL DAY— 2 days away
4-H Portfolios (Cumulative Records) due to 4-H officeMon Feb 2 - Mon Feb 2, 2015 - ALL DAY— 4 days away
4-H College scholarship & Honor Club applications due to RaleighMon Feb 2 - Mon Feb 2, 2015 - ALL DAY— 4 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
4-H Achievement NightFri Feb 6, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM— 1 week away
NC 4-H Volunteer Leader's Conference in RaleighSat Feb 7 - Sun Feb 8, 2015 - ALL DAY— 1 week away
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