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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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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Soil Tests

Are you looking for your soil test report? Get your results without leaving your desk!  Reports are online. Please contact our office if you need assistance locating your report online

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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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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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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Parents as Teachers

Parents as Teachers (PAT) is a voluntary family education and support program that begins before birth and extends through kindergarten entry. The program is based on the beliefs thatparents are their children’s first and most influential teachers and that the early years lay the foundation for children’s success in school and in life. Harnett County Parents As Teachers Serving Families with Children Ages Birth to 5.

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SC, TN, KY and MD Update (12:45 pm, 3/30/15)

1. SC AWIS SC Mar 30-Apr 6 10-DAY DETAILED HOURLY WEATHER FORECASTS  Aiken_AP Anderson_Co_Air Barnwell_AP Beaufort_Cnty_AP Beaufort_SC Bennettsville_Je Camden_AP Charleston_Exec_ Charleston_Muni Cheraw_AP Chester_AP Clemson-Clemson Columbia-Columb Columbia/McEnti Columbia_Metro Conway_AP Darlington Florence_SC Georgetown_AP_SC Greenville_Donal Greenville_Down Greenville-Spart MORE » – from   Strawberry Growers Information

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Extension Offers Expert Advice

Area residents now have the expertise of all of the nation’s land-grant universities at their fingertips, thanks to a new web tool offered by the Harnett County Center of NC Cooperative Extension. With MORE »

4-H Announcements

4-H is a community of young people across America who are learning leadership, citizenship and life skills. 4-H is about having fun, learning, exploring and discovering. In 4-H, young people make new friends, MORE »

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State 4-H Project Record JudgingFri Apr 10 - Sun Apr 12, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Raleigh, NC, USA
— 1 week away
National 4-H ConferenceSat Apr 11 - Thu Apr 16, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Chevy Chase, MD, USA
— 2 weeks away
State 4-H Cumulative Record JudgingMon Apr 13 - Wed Apr 15, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Raleigh, NC, USA
— 2 weeks away
Deadline to Register for Horticultural Science Summer InstituteWed Apr 15 - Wed Apr 15, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695, United States
— 2 weeks away
Deadline to Register for 4-H electric CongressWed Apr 15 - Wed Apr 15, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
TBD
— 2 weeks away
Girls Are GreatSat Apr 18, 2015
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Overhills Middle School, 2711 Ray Road, Spring Lake, NC 28390, United States
— 3 weeks away
Project Learning Tree K-12 WorkshopWed Apr 22, 2015
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
Lake Johnson Park, 4601 Avent Ferry Road, Raleigh, NC 27606, United States
— 3 weeks away
Pine Straw Harvesting in Longleaf Pine Forests: Best Management Guidelines to Sustain Wildlife ResourcesThu Apr 23, 2015
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Where:
www.forestrywebinars.net
— 3 weeks away
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