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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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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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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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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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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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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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NC Farm School

NC Farm School popular

Who We Are: A community of agents, university specialists, and local farmers dedicated to helping our communities Our Mission: Increase the number of successful and sustainable farmers in NC To learn more, go to the MORE »

Mineral Feeders for Sale!

Transylvania County Cattlemen’s Association will be selling mineral feeders as a fundraiser.  These mineral feeders are durable, economical and portable.  The cost is $75 each, which is significantly less than the cost of MORE »

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The Future of Parks and Recreation in Transylvania CountyMon Sep 26, 2016
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM— 2 days away
Pesticide Class V creditTue Sep 27, 2016
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM— 3 days away
Pesticide Training Brevard- CalibrationTue Sep 27, 2016
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM— 3 days away
Commercial Pesticide SchoolWed Sep 28, 2016 @ 8:00 AM -
Thu Sep 29, 2016 @ 4:00 PM Where:
Cooperative Extension Services, 455 Research Drive, Mills River, NC 28759, USA
— 3 days away
Landscape Contractor Math and Bidding WorkshopFri Sep 30, 2016
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM— 6 days away
Transylvania Beekeeping ClubMon Oct 10, 2016
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Transylvania County Cooperative Extension Conference Room, 98 E. Morgan St. Brevard, NC 28712
— 2 weeks away
Backyard Ginseng WorkshopThu Oct 20, 2016
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
455 Research Drive, Mills River, NC 28759, USA
— 4 weeks away
Backyard Ginseng WorkshopFri Oct 21, 2016
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
455 Research Drive, Mills River, NC 28759, USA
— 4 weeks away
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