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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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Bertie County Master
Gardener Program

Gardening is considered our nation's most popular pastime, yielding fresh fruits and vegetables for the dinner table, a cleaner environment and aesthetically pleasing landscapes. North Carolina Cooperative Extension helps gardeners learn more about new plants, native plants and environmental stewardship. Extension-trained Master Gardener volunteers are instrumental in these efforts, sharing their knowledge of plant selection, cultural practices and pest management with fellow gardeners, school students and others. If you are interested in the Bertie Master Gardeners, contact Richard W. Rhodes at 794-5317. Extension Gardener Newsletter Lawn & Garden State Master Gardener Website

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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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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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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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List of Bertie Production Meetings

Bertie County Production Meetings Grain Conference – January 29th – 8am – 11am Cotton Meeting – February 4th – 10am – 1pm Peanut Meeting – February 9th – 12pm – 2pm Tobacco Meeting MORE »

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Project Record Book Workshop!

Complete a record book for recognition at the county level. A great one can even win at the state level! Come out to our workshop on February 6th to get started on your MORE »

2015 Northeast District Teen Retreat!

Its time for the 2015 Teen Retreat! Join other Bertie County 4-H teens at an event that offers a chance to learn leadership skills through active workshops and a community service project. Then MORE »

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Make your hard work count!

Make your hard work count by recording it in a 4-H Project Record Book. 4-H Records are an important written summary of what you have learned and the skills that you have gained MORE »

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Bertie County 4-H Teen Council Meeting

All youth ages 13-18 are invited to join the Bertie County 4-H Teen Council for their January Meeting. You can find out information about volunteer opportunities, college scholarships, and 4-H youth events. Location:Bertie MORE »

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Pasture Pork Conference popular

Pasture Pork Conference, February 11-12, 2015 in Greensboro, NC. The Cooperative Extension Program at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University and the Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) will be hosting a MORE » – from   Local Food

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BertieThu Jan 29 - Thu Jan 29, 2015 - ALL DAY Today— 10 hours ago
ChowanFri Jan 30 - Fri Jan 30, 2015 - ALL DAY— 14 hours away
Working Forest Summit for NC LandownersWed Feb 11, 2015
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM Where:
Williamston, NC, USA
— 2 weeks away
Sustainable Forestry Teachers' Academy - CoastalMon Jun 15 - Thu Jun 18, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
New Bern, NC, USA
— 4 months away
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