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4-H Summer Camp

The Millstone 4-H camp for 2015 will take place June 21-26 this year for ages 8-14.  Register now!  There are opportunities for scholarships. Millstone 4-H Camp 2015

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

Plant Sciences Initiative Study Report

Plant Sciences

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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SC, TN, KY Updates (2 pm, 3/26/15)

State by State Summaries:  SC, TN, KY South Carolina:  AWIS SC Mar 26-Apr 2 10-DAY DETAILED HOURLY WEATHER FORECASTS  Aiken_AP Anderson_Co_Air Barnwell_AP Beaufort_Cnty_AP Beaufort_SC Bennettsville_Je Camden_AP Charleston_Exec_ Charleston_Muni Cheraw_AP Chester_AP Clemson-Clemson Columbia-Columb Columbia/McEnti MORE » – from   Strawberry Growers Information

Catawba County Horse Bowl

Donna Mull, 4-H Agent NC Cooperative Extension donna_mull@ncsu.edu (828)465-8242 March 16, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 4-H’ers Win State Horse Bowl Contest – A team of Catawba County 4-H’ers captured top awards in the MORE »

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Community Supported Agriculture

If you are looking for ways to eat healthier and support local agriculture, a CSA (community supported agriculture) subscription might be for you. A CSA, in simple terms, is a subscription to a MORE »


Herbicide Resistance

Herbicide resistance is a major problem for conventional row crop producers.  In March of 2014 the International Survey of Herbicide Resistant Weeds determined that there were 432 different weed biotypes resistant to 22 MORE »

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