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Plant Sciences Initiative Study Report

Plant Sciences

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

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 a Tree on Arbor Day popular

Arbor Day in NC Carolina will be March 20th this year. Take time to celebrate by planting a tree. Trees are a wonderful addition to any landscape not only by providing an aesthetic MORE »

Upcoming Livestock Extension Events

“Regional Winter Equine Series Continues in 2015” Educational meetings continue throughout the winter months for equine owners in the region.   Mark your calendar and plan to attend an educational mini-series for area horse MORE »

Be Careful with Phosphorus

The middle number in the bag of 10-10-10 fertilizer you buy for your garden indicates the percentage of phosphorus in the fertilizer. Phosphorus has the chemical symbol of P, thus the bag of MORE »

“The simplest things… Feeding Hay”

When we drive around Franklin County during the winter months, we see bales of round hay being fed to livestock in pastoral settings. Those 800-lb. plus round bales of compacted hay were cut, MORE »

Announcements for Home, Family & Community popular

The Bed Bug Fact Sheet for those who are traveling is here:  Bed bug fact sheet 2014 The Extension Community Association is a wonderful organization to become involved with.  Please let us know MORE »

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