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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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State Climate Office
of North Carolina

Our partners at the State Climate Office of North Carolina provide the most accurate climate information to the citizens of our state. Their website includes recent news from their Twitter feed, featured products, quick links, and a map of data from their ECONet weather stations. You can also view data from more than 1,000 Southeastern weather stations on their full CRONOS map or follow their blog.

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Solar Energy Property
Tax Resources

With a surge in solar power installations across North Carolina, Extension specialists have developed materials to address questions about tax implications, land appraisal and more. Solar Generation Property Taxation Solar and Wind Energy Development Opportunities: Tax Implications

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Consumer Horticulture

Extension's Gardening Portal at NC State University provides access to a wealth of information, events and resources for gardeners in North Carolina.  Managed by the State Urban Horticulture Specialist and Cooperative Extension Horticulture Agents throughout the state, it is your doorway to guidance about successfully growing vegetables, herbs, fruits, flowers and ornamentals in your landscape.

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The high tunnel project in Marble North Carolina was developed to assist farmers and potential farmers to learn growing practices in the high tunnel structures.

What is a High Tunnel? popular

High tunnels are unheated greenhouses that allows producers to extend the growing season which can improve profits or can aid in having fresh produce for longer durations.  North Carolina Cooperative Extension is partnering MORE »

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Marketing High Tunnel Crops popular

The Smoky Mountain High Tunnel Initiative, Cherokee County Extension, Tri-County Community College Small Business Center, Carolina Farm Stewardship Assoc., and ASAP are offering a series of workshops geared towards high tunnel produce production.  MORE »

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Emerald Ash Borer

The destructive Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is on the move this year!  It has already been found in four additional counties so far: Davidson, Forsyth, Swain, and Yancey.  With so many detections at MORE »

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Cherokee County 4-H Represented Well At 4-H Congress

Six youth from Cherokee County attended State 4-H Congress.  Aisha Booze-Hall, Alyssa Marescalco, Hannah Smith, Grace Henderson, Chloe Harrelson, and Michael Hopkins were the 4-H’ers in attendance from Cherokee County.  They are all MORE »

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Scott Hogsed Memorial Youth Conservation & Education DaySat Aug 27 - Sat Aug 27, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
254 Caddyshack Rd, Murphy, NC 28906, USA
— 14 hours away
Nursery Weed Management Field DayWed Sep 7, 2016
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Hawksridge Farms 4243 S. NC 127 Hwy, Hickory, NC
— 2 weeks away
Lawn RenovationThu Sep 15, 2016
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
432 Cross Creek Cove Rd, Andrews, NC 28901, USA
— 3 weeks away
Pesticide Safety Certification TrainingThu Sep 15, 2016
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
39 S Main St, Robbinsville, NC 28771( North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Graham County Center)
— 3 weeks away
4-H Rabbit ClubMon Sep 19, 2016
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Mountain Folk Center, Murphy, NC
— 3 weeks away
Nursery Crop Field DayFri Sep 23, 2016
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
Hard & Flossie Clark Family Park, Lenoir, NC 28645, USA
— 4 weeks away
Cherokee Co Mtn Crafters FestivalSat Oct 15 - Sat Oct 15, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Murphy High School Gymnasium
— 2 months away
4-H Rabbit ClubMon Oct 17, 2016
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Mountain Folk Center, Murphy, NC
— 2 months away
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