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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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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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Make Time for Your
Lawn

It's May and the grass is really growing.  It's time to take care of a few tasks to make your lawn look the best it has in years.  Aerating, dethatching, fertilizing and mowing are all part of the May lawn maintenance regime.  Find out more in this article.

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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 Clinic

Open to the Public: Every Monday 1:00-3:30 p.m. through fall.  Don't know what's wrong with your plant? Call or stop by Room 308 of the CMAST building in Morehead City to talk with a Carteret County Master Gardener Volunteer. (252) 222-6359.

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Carteret Clover Newsletter Spring 2016

Carteret County 4-Her’s have been extremely busy and doing an awesome job representing Carteret County. Please click here to access the Spring 2016 edition of the Carteret Clover Newsletter so you can read MORE »

Make Time for Your Lawn

It has been delightful to have the cool days of spring extend all the way into late May.  The flowers bloomed for a long time and the grass has greened up nicely.  Now MORE »

Tobacco flea beetle. Photo via Sterling Southern.

Organic tobacco flea beetle management popular

In addition to questions about organic aphid management in tobacco, I have also received several questions about organic flea beetle management. Most of these questions have been some version of “What organically acceptable MORE » – from   Entomology

This plant has not been treated with insecticides. Photo: Pete Nelson.

Tobacco insect activity and research projects popular

I’m Pete Nelson, a graduate student in the Entomology Department, co-advised by Drs. Hannah Barrack and Clyde Sorenson. My dissertation research is focused on assessing the impacts of various tobacco production practices, including MORE » – from   Entomology

Asking about organic aphid management in tobacco popular

I have recently received a few question about organic aphid management in tobacco, specifically about efficacy of different foliar insecticides. We have done a fair amount of work on organically acceptable insecticides in MORE » – from   Entomology

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2016 4-H Summer Fun Day Camps Full

2016 4-H Summer fun day camps are all full. You can be added to a wait list in case someone cancels. We still have space for our Betsy Jeff Penn 4-H Summer Week MORE »

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2016 Carteret County 4-H Science Fair

On April 21, 2016 Carteret County 4-H hosted a county wide science fair for youth ages 5 -13.  44 youth participated in the event. The topics ranged from Volcanoes to The Effects of MORE »

Picnic Safety

There are always ants at a picnic. While you can see ants and avoid them, it’s not always possible to see, taste or smell dangerous bacteria that may cause illness if food is MORE »

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Landscape & Turf Insect UpdateTue May 24, 2016 Today
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
300 Industrial Dr, New Bern, NC 28562, USA
— 2 hours away
Aquatic Weed Identification & ManagementWed May 25, 2016
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
300 Industrial Dr, New Bern, NC 28562, USA
— Tomorrow
Aquatic Weed Identification & ManagementWed May 25, 2016
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
300 Industrial Dr, New Bern, NC 28562, USA
— Tomorrow
Blueberry Jam ClassThu Jun 9, 2016
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM— 2 weeks away
Dairy Tour - Simply Natural Creamery 4-H Summer CampThu Jun 16, 2016
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
SIMPLY NATURAL CREAMERY, 1265 Carson Edwards Rd, Ayden, NC 28513, United States
— 3 weeks away
Beginner Sewing Camp - Summer FunMon Jun 20, 2016 @ 9:30 AM -
Wed Jun 22, 2016 @ 3:00 PM Where:
Room 320 4-H Office
— 4 weeks away
Astronomy Camp & Neuse Nature Center TourFri Jun 24, 2016
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Where:
Meet at CMAST Room 320 travel to Kinston
— 1 month away
Fishing & Archery CampThu Jun 30 - Thu Jun 30, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
4-H Office
— 1 month away
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