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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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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

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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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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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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4-H Cumulative Record, Project Records, and Group Awards Due DeadlineMon Mar 2 - Mon Mar 2, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Raleigh, NC, USA
— 3 days away
State 4-H Council Conference Planning MeetingSat Mar 7 - Sun Mar 8, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Raleigh, NC, USA
— 1 week away
State 4-H Horse Bowl & HippologySat Mar 7 - Sat Mar 7, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Raleigh, NC, USA
— 1 week away
[ProNR] Forest Measurement and Valutation WorkshopWed Mar 11, 2015 @ 8:00 AM -
Thu Mar 12, 2015 @ 5:00 PM Where:
NCSU Jordan Hall Addition Room 3214, Raleigh, NC
— 2 weeks away
[ProNR] Registered Forester Exam Prep SessionWed Mar 11, 2015
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
NCSU Campus, Raleigh, NC
— 2 weeks away
Deadline to Register for State 4-H Project Record & Cumulative Record JudgingSun Mar 15 - Sun Mar 15, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Raleigh, NC, USA
— 2 weeks away
Southern Foresters' Climate Observations: State Comparisons and Spatial TrendsThu Mar 19, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
http://forestrywebinars.net
— 3 weeks away
Arbor Day CelebrationSat Mar 21, 2015
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Where:
State Farmers Market, 1201 Agriculture Street, Raleigh, NC 27603, United States
— 3 weeks away
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