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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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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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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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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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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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Nash County Nickels for Know-How Referendum

The Nash County Nickels for Know-How Referendum will be held on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 in Room 102 at the Nash County Extension Office located in the Nash County Agriculture Center in Nashville MORE »

Creative ideas and tips for packed lunches popular

Do you dread packing lunch for your kids and yourself?  With a few creative ideas and simple tips, it is easy to make a healthy, packed lunch. Children who eat lunch regularly perform MORE »

4-H GREEN Promise Banquet

Please join us for a special 4-H Alumni and Friends Celebration to recognize our Nash County 4-H Hall of Fame past and new inductees: Mr. Bobby Joe Fisher, Mrs. Faye Dozier and Mr. MORE »

August 2016 Community Events

Check out the upcoming community events in Nash County and the surrounding area. Many of the events are free or low-cost! Community Events- Aug. MORE »

Hopper burn damage from potato leaf hopper on red maple

Maple Nursery IPM Update popular

I had several questions related to problems with maples last week. In the process I noticed damage from maple spider mite, hopper burn (potato leaf hopper), maple shoot borer, anthracnose, and canker diseases. MORE » – from   Wilson County Center

2016 Teen Entrepreneurial Summer Camp

The North Carolina Cooperative Extension’s Community and Rural Development Programs in Nash and Edgecombe counties will host the 4th Annual Teen Entrepreneurial Summer Camp for teens ages 15 – 17. This camp will MORE »

Spice it Up! *to be rescheduled*

Are you trying to cut back on salt? Learn what spices to combine with foods to make flavors pop!  We will make six different spices mixes that you can take home.  Light refreshments MORE »

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