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Fruits and vegetable produce stand

Horticulture
InfoSearches Provide Answers!

Looking for answers to fruit, vegetable, weed or floriculture questions? The NC State University Department of Horticulture invites you to try their powerful, but focused search engines designed to provide answers from the scientific literature, trade and association magazines/websites and NC State University, and archive (repository of literature dating back to the 1800s).  Use these search engines for all of your fruit, vegetable, weed and floriculture questions. Floriculture InfoSearch Fruit InfoSearch Vegetable InfoSearch Weed InfoSearch

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Fruits and vegetable produce stand

Horticulture
InfoSearches Provide Answers!

Looking for answers to fruit, vegetable, weed or floriculture questions? The NC State University Department of Horticulture invites you to try their powerful, but focused search engines designed to provide answers from the scientific literature, trade and association magazines/websites and NC State University, and archive (repository of literature dating back to the 1800s).  Use these search engines for all of your fruit, vegetable, weed and floriculture questions. Floriculture InfoSearch Fruit InfoSearch Vegetable InfoSearch Weed InfoSearch

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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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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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NCSU Floriculture InfoSearch screen

Floriculture
InfoSearch

Floriculture InfoSearch is a powerful, but focused search engine designed to bring you floriculture information from the scientific literature, trade and association magazines/websites, NC State University, and the American Floral Endowment Floriculture Archive (repository of literature dating back to the 1800s). Use this search engine for all of your floriculture questions. http://floricultureinfosearch.ces.ncsu.edu/

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Pesticide Recertification Trainings

These trainings are for those that already have current private and/or commercial pesticide licenses.  If you want to acquire a license, go the end of this notice for information on when the tests MORE »

Beekeeping Workshop

The Appalachian Beekeepers are once again holding a workshop on Saturday March 7th at 9 a.m. at the Mountain Folk Center. They will cover biology (brief overview), hives, equipment, management and pests & MORE »

Local Branding Workshop

The Applachian Sustainable Agriculture Project is offering a Risk Management/Local Branding outreach workshop.  This workshop is a great opportunity to let farmers know about changes for crop insurance with the new farm bill, MORE »

Landscape Contractors Licenses

In early August 2014, the general assembly passed the Landscape Contractor Licensing Statute (Chapter 89D of the General Statutes, 2014).  If you are in the landscaping business, this law may apply to you. MORE »

4th Annual Carolina Meat Conference

I attended the Carolina Meat Conference a couple of years ago.  This was one of the best conferences I have attended.  If your are in the livestock business and especially if you sell MORE »

Frost Seeding Clover

Adding clover to pastures is a cost effective way to improve pasture forages and it is a cheap source of nitrogen.  Below is an article written by Virginia Tech’s Chris D. Teutsch. New MORE »

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2015 Master Gardener Training

The Cooperative Extension Offices of Clay and Cherokee Counties will be offering a Master Gardener Volunteer Certification training beginning Monday, February 2, and continuing on Mondays and Thursdays through March 30th. The training MORE » – from   Clay County Center

Lawn & Landscape Professionals Seminar

Dr. Barbara Fair an NC State Extension Horticulture Specialist; Cliff Ruth, Extension Area Horticulture Agent; Silas Brown, Clay County Extension Agent; and Keith Wood, Cherokee County Extension Agent will be presenting a Lawn MORE » – from   Clay County Center

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Master Gardener TrainingMon Mar 2, 2015 Today
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Brasstown Community Center
— 6 hours away
Sensible Fitness Mon Mar 2, 2015 Today
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Where:
Moog Components Group, 1995 North Carolina 141, Murphy, NC 28906, United States
— 12 hours away
A.S.P.I.R.E. Mon Mar 2, 2015 Today
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
Tri-County Early College High School, 21 Campus Circle, Murphy, NC 28906, United States
— 13 hours away
21st Century Learning Centers Parent Involvement NightTue Mar 3, 2015
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
Hiwassee Dam High School, 267 Blue Eagle Circle, Murphy, NC 28906, United States
— 2 days away
Steps To Health 3rd Grade at MESWed Mar 4, 2015
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
Murphy Elementary School, 315 Valley River Avenue, Murphy, NC 28906, United States
— 2 days away
Sensible Fitness Wed Mar 4, 2015
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Where:
Moog Components Group, 1995 North Carolina 141, Murphy, NC 28906, United States
— 3 days away
Master Gardener TrainingThu Mar 5, 2015
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Brasstown Community Center
— 3 days away
A.S.P.I.R.E. Thu Mar 5, 2015
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
Tri-County Early College High School, 21 Campus Circle, Murphy, NC 28906, United States
— 4 days away
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