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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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Clay County Master Gardeners

Clay County Master
Gardener Volunteer Association

Clay County Master Gardeners are busy again!  Check out their blog at http://ccmgva.blogspot.com/

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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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Clay County 4-H
Community Club

Follow this link to see what 4-H'ers are doing.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Area Beef Conference

If you are interested in "Improving Calf Marketing and Nutritional Programs", there will be a free workshop in Canton, NC on March 6, 2014 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm. Please see the attached link for more information. If you have any questions, please feel free to call Silas Brown 828-389-6305 or Keith Wood 828-837-2210. Beef Conference

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Virtual Beef Farm Tour

Come tour the Hyatt Farm and learn about strip grazing for your cattle. Hyatt Farm Video A good way to cut back on the hay. Thank you to Philipe Moriel for putting together MORE »

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Agritourism Workshop popular

The North Carolina Department of Agriculture, Southern Appalachian Family Farms, and the Western North Carolina Food Policy Council will host an agritourism workshop with Annie Baggett, the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer MORE » – from   Cherokee County Center

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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 »

January is Radon Awareness Month

As the turning of the seasons brings colder weather to North Carolina and families close windows to keep warm, it is an excellent time to make plans for radon testing in your home. MORE »

ASAP’S 12th Annual Business of Farming Conference

Register now for ASAP’s 12th Annual Business of Farming Conference, February 13-14, Asheville, NC.     ASAP’s 2015 Business of Farming Conference has moved to UNC Asheville and will be offering new learning opportunities, including pre-conference workshop MORE »

Southern Farm Show

When: February 4-6, 2015 9 am to 4 pm each day Where: NC State Fairgrounds, Raleigh NC What: The largest agricultural exposition in the Carolinas and Virginia, the show features over 400 exhibitors. Cost: Admission and parking are MORE »

Extension Gardener newsletter

Help Us Improve!

Throughout the year we strive to bring you useful, accurate, and timely gardening information you can trust through the Extension Gardener newsletter, portal, and Facebook page. Please take our short online survey to MORE » – from   Extension Gardener

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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 MORE » – from   Extension Gardener

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Veggie Varmint

The “Veggie Varmint” contest, hosted at the Burke County fair each year, is delightful, creative way to connect children with produce. Without the pressure to “EAT IT”, children (and adults) are encouraged to MORE » – from   Extension Gardener

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Downy Mildew

Downy mildew is here! Look on the tops of leaves for angular, yellow to brown wounds that stop at a leaf vein. Management suggestions: • Plant early in the season so you can MORE » – from   Extension Gardener

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Greenstriped Mapleworms

Greenstriped Mapleworms Greenstriped mapleworms are found in the piedmont the end of June and early July. As their name suggests their preferred hosts are maple trees, but they are also found on boxelder MORE » – from   Extension Gardener

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Agri-Tourism WorkshopTue Jan 27, 2015 Today
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
Clay County Extension Office 36 Davis Loop Suite 1 Hayesville, NC 28904
— 7 hours ago
5th grade health rocks make upTue Jan 27, 2015 Today
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM— 4 hours ago
Health RocksWed Jan 28, 2015
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
Hayesville Middle School, 135 School Dr, Hayesville, NC, United States
— 15 hours away
NCFGC MWCThu Jan 29, 2015
12:30 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Western North Carolina Regional Livestock Center, Stock Dr., Canton, NC
— 2 days away
2nd grade SNAP EdFri Jan 30, 2015
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM— 3 days away
Health RocksWed Feb 4, 2015
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
Hayesville Middle School, 135 School Dr, Hayesville, NC, United States
— 1 week away
Color Me Healthy/PreKThu Feb 5, 2015
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM— 1 week away
2nd grade SNAP EdFri Feb 6, 2015
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM— 1 week away
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