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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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Spring 2015 Growing
the Green Way Series

The Spring 2015 Gardening Classes are open! Learn how to plan a 3-season vegetable garden, proper pruning, native plants, and more! Classes are free but pre-registration is required. Greensboro Class Schedule Click Here High Point Class Schedule Click here

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4-H Spring Plant
Sale!

4-H Plant Sale Raspberries, Blueberries, Blackberries, Muscadines, and Figs are in 1-gallon containers and are well adapted to the piedmont growing conditions. Cost for plants is $10 each. Deadline to order is Tuesday, February 24, 2015 Mark your calendars! Plant pick up is Thursday, March 5, 2015 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Guilford County Agricultural Center, 3309 Burlington Road, Greensboro, NC Make checks payable to Guilford County 4-H or bring the exact amount in cash. For a printable flyer/order form, click here.

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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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Pest Management Needs
Survey

NC Cooperative Extension Service would like to hear from you about your pest management needs. Spend 10 to 15 minutes filling out a survey and let your voice be heard. The survey will tell us: 1. What kind of pest information you need! 2. How you want to receive it! To show our appreciation for your time, a drawing to win an agricultural book will take place each month until March. Two winners will be selected at each drawing. Choose among 7 titles including the new 2015 NC Agricultural Chemicals ManualIPM in Practise, NC Winegrape Grower's Guide and more. CLICK HERE TO TAKE THE 10 to 15 MINUTE SURVEY and REGISTER for the DRAWING

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4-H Spring Plant Sale

4-H Plant Sale Raspberries, Blueberries, Blackberries, Muscadines, and Figs are in 1-gallon containers and are well adapted to the piedmont growing conditions. Cost for plants is $10 each. Deadline to order is Tuesday, MORE »

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Annual Area Small Flock Seminar

Annual Area Small Flock Seminar McSwain Extension Education and Agriculture Center  2420 Tramway Road      Sanford, NC  27332 February 5, 2015 9:30 am    Registration -  Registration Fee- $10.00 10:00am   Welcome- Kim Tungate, NC Cooperative Extension,                                   Lee MORE »

Gardening is Exercise

Gardening is Exercise Written by Ginny Sandberg, Extension Master Gardener Volunteer in Guilford County. Should gardening and work in your yard be considered exercise?  Absolutely.  Mild exercise elevates your mood and doing something MORE »

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February Gardening Workshops Announced

Join us for 2 exciting workshops in February. Creating or Reviving School Gardens                                                                             Thursday, February 17th, 9am – noon. Whether mentoring, partnering or volunteering, learn what it takes to create and keep a MORE »

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How to Make an Omelet

This video demonstrates the basic method for making an omelet. This video is one in a 3-part series about cooking eggs.For more information on topics like this, please visit NC Cooperative Extension on the MORE »

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Frying Eggs

This video demonstrates the basic method for frying an egg and compares eggs cooked to different degrees of doneness. This video is one in a 3-part series about cooking eggs. For more information on MORE »

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10th Annual AG Development Forum

Thursday, February 5th, 2015 9:30 am – 12:30 pm Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler invites farmers and others interested in economics and ag policy to the tenth annual Ag Development Forum. The event will MORE »

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Are You Ready to Farm?

MAY FARMING WORKSHOP WITH TONY KLEESE IN CHAPEL HILL Join us for a full day of practical information and inspiration! The ‘Are you Ready to Farm’ workshop, led by Tony Kleese of Earthwise Organics, MORE »

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A New Program Now Being Offered

The A.S.P.I.R.E. program is designed to bridge deficits in rural high school students’ performance on the ACT College Entrance Examination in order to increase the number of students pursuing higher education. This is MORE » – from   Poultry 4-H & Youth

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Planning the 3-Season Vegetable GardenMon Jan 26, 2015 Today
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Kathleen Clay Edwards Library, 1420 Price Park Dr, Greensboro, NC 27410, United States
— 14 hours away
Saddle Fitting – How to Buy & Fit A Saddle Mon Jan 26, 2015 Today
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Guilford County Cooperative Extension. 3309 Burlington Road, Greensboro
— 15 hours away
NCFGC MWCWed Jan 28, 2015
12:30 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Iredell County Cooperative Extension, 444 Bristol Dr, Statesville, NC 28677, United States
— 2 days away
Planning the 3-Season Vegetable GardenThu Jan 29, 2015
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Bur-Mil Park, 5834 Bur-Mill Club Rd, Greensboro, NC 27410, United States
— 4 days away
2015 Greensboro Regional Turfgrass Conference Fri Jan 30, 2015
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
3309 Burlington Rd, Greensboro, NC 27405, USA
— 4 days away
The Ageing Trail Rider – Equipment on the TrailMon Feb 2, 2015
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Guilford County Cooperative Extension. 3309 Burlington Road, Greensboro
— 1 week away
Proper Pruning Prevents Poor Plant Performance Tue Feb 3, 2015
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
3309 Burlington Rd, Greensboro, NC 27405, USA
— 1 week 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
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