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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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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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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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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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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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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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Figure 3. The pattern of interveinal chlorosis will eventually spread to the center of the leaf, as may be seen here.
©2016 Forensic Floriculture

From the Field-Agronomy Notes popular

Tobacco Research Update: Magnesium Deficiency of Tobacco In this tobacco research update, we highlight the symptoms of magnesium deficiency.  These images are part of a project supported by the North Carolina Tobacco Foundation to MORE » – from   Tobacco Growers Information

Figure 5. This ribbing will occur when leaf curling becomes very extreme, and the chlorosis is another symptom that occurs in advanced cases of B deficiency.
©2016 Forensic Floriculture

From the Field-Agronomy Notes popular

Tobacco Research Update: Boron Deficiency of Tobacco In this tobacco research update, we highlight the symptoms of boron deficiency.  These images are part of a project supported by the North Carolina Tobacco Foundation to MORE » – from   Tobacco Growers Information

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More In My Basket

Many of us experience times in our lives when finances are tight. We might face difficult decisions about whether to pay for food, utilities, and/or medicine. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is MORE »

Caswell County Farmer’s Market

The Caswell County Local Foods Council is starting a Farmer’s Market this weekend. It will be every Saturday through September from 4-7pm. Country Store Market MORE »

Rev Your Bev!

Sonya Patterson and ladies from Caswell Family Medical Center passing out cold water for hydration on a hot day in June.  Looks like they all are enjoying themselves on this gentleman’s front MORE »

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Pressure Canner Dial Gauge Testing

Have you had your dial gauge tested this year?  Accuracy of the gauge can make the difference between over or under processed jars in your canner.  You can get your pressure canner gauge MORE »

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Caswell County Cattlemen's Association MeetingTue Sep 27, 2016
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
126 Court Square, Yanceyville, NC 27379, USA
— 2 days away
Business Planning Class for Curent and Aspiring FarmersWed Oct 19, 2016
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
306 Revere Rd, Hillsborough, NC 27278, USA
— 3 weeks away
Project Learning Tree K-8 Professional Development WorkshopTue Oct 25, 2016
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM Where:
Guilford College, 5800 W Friendly Ave, Greensboro, NC 27410, USA
— 4 weeks away
Nickels For Know-How Vote November, 1, 2016Tue Nov 1, 2016
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
126 Court Square, Yanceyville, NC 27379, USA
— 1 month away
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