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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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Wilkes County 4-H
Programs

Check out our new website by clicking here!  wilkes4h.blogspot.com  Wilkes County 4-H offers monthly special interest programs, community clubs, and after school programs at eight community schools.For more information please contact the Wilkes County 4-H Office at 336-651-7331

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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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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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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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There is Such a Thing as Too Much Bull!

Everyone in the beef industry agrees that maintaining a 60-to-75 day breeding and calving season can be one of the most important management tools for producers. With uniformity in age and size, the MORE »

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Mulching The Landscape Can Benefit Plants

It will not be long before spring arrives and gardening chores begin.  One of the tasks that not only beautifies the yard, but also helps plants, is applying mulch.  Homeowners need to keep MORE »

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Why Not Try Edible Landscaping? popular

We are approaching the time when people begin to think about what they are going to plant in the coming year.  Thoughts turn to trees, shrubs and other plants that would make the MORE »

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EVENTS View All
Wilkes Beekeeper's Association Monthly MeetingMon Feb 8, 2016
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Executive Drive, Executive Dr, Wilkesboro, NC 28697, USA
— Tomorrow
Cattlemen's MeetingThu Feb 18, 2016
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Executive Drive, Executive Dr, Wilkesboro, NC 28697, USA
— 2 weeks away
Beginning Beekeepers Class - B Townes- 984-1048Sat Feb 20, 2016
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
416 Executive Drive, Executive Dr, Wilkesboro, NC 28697, USA
— 2 weeks away
Market ChefSat Feb 27, 2016
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
CBV Loop, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659
— 3 weeks away
Master Gardener Association MeetingWed Mar 2, 2016
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
416 Executive Drive, Wilkesboro
— 3 weeks away
Pesticide Recertification Class - VMon Mar 7, 2016
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
Executive Drive, Executive Dr, Wilkesboro, NC 28697, USA
— 4 weeks away
Area Tree Fruit MeetingWed Mar 9, 2016
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Executive Drive, Executive Dr, Wilkesboro, NC 28697, USA
— 1 month away
Wilkes Beekeepers Association MeetingMon Mar 14, 2016
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Executive Drive, Executive Dr, Wilkesboro, NC 28697, USA
— 1 month away
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