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Fruits and vegetable produce stand

Horticulture
InfoSearches Provide Answers!

Looking for answers to fruit, vegetable, weed or floriculture questions? The NC State University Department of Horticulture invites you to try their powerful, but focused search engines designed to provide answers from the scientific literature, trade and association magazines/websites and NC State University, and archive (repository of literature dating back to the 1800s).  Use these search engines for all of your fruit, vegetable, weed and floriculture questions. Floriculture InfoSearch Fruit InfoSearch Vegetable InfoSearch Weed InfoSearch

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Fruits and vegetable produce stand

Horticulture
InfoSearches Provide Answers!

Looking for answers to fruit, vegetable, weed or floriculture questions? The NC State University Department of Horticulture invites you to try their powerful, but focused search engines designed to provide answers from the scientific literature, trade and association magazines/websites and NC State University, and archive (repository of literature dating back to the 1800s).  Use these search engines for all of your fruit, vegetable, weed and floriculture questions. Floriculture InfoSearch Fruit InfoSearch Vegetable InfoSearch Weed InfoSearch

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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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Munsell color book being used to determine the hue, value and chroma of a soil.

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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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 panels

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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An Introduction to Rotational Grazing

A carefully planned and managed rotational grazing system allows for greater profitability and efficiency by permitting forage plants to provide maximum production.  Pastures which are continuously grazed produce low yields because the forages MORE »

TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY AGRICULTURAL SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE

TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY AGRICULTURAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM GUIDELINES The Transylvania County Agricultural Scholarship Program is sponsored by the Transylvania County Farm Bureau. The program was established as a means of assisting young people from Transylvania County who MORE »

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Master Gardener Program on Hydrangeas

Put Some Wow in Your Garden with Hydrangeas ~ Presented by Alan Mizeras Free Event of the Transylvania County Extension Master Gardeners Open to the Public Tuesday, April 12, 2016  9:30 – 11:15 A.M. MORE »

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Earth Day Plant SaleSat Apr 30, 2016 Today
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM— 3 hours ago
Gardening with WildlifeTue May 3, 2016
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM— 3 days away
Preserving the Future of Farmland- The Transylvania Natural Resource CouncilFri May 13, 2016
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
98 E Morgan St, Brevard, NC 28712, USA
— 2 weeks away
Project Learning Tree K-8 WorkshopSat May 21, 2016
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
Holmes Educational State Forest, 1299 Crab Creek Rd, Hendersonville, NC 28739, United States
— 3 weeks away
SciGirls Wildlife Inventory Program Tue May 24, 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM— 3 weeks away
Veterinary Feed Directive and Haulin' Ag WorkshopThu May 26, 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Transylvania County Library, 212 S Gaston St, Brevard, NC 28712, United States
— 4 weeks away
Western North Carolina Sustainable Forestry ConferenceThu Jun 2, 2016
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Where:
Lake Logan Episcopal Center, 25 Wormy Chestnut Ln, Canton, NC 28716, United States
— 1 month away
CPP classes AshevilleFri Aug 12, 2016
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
The North Carolina Arboretum, 100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way, Asheville, NC 28806, United States
— 3 months away
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