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2012 Official Variety
Trial - Wheat Data

Click here to find out more information on the NCSU Small Grains Website.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

2012 Official Variety
Trial - Wheat Data

Click here to find out more information on the NCSU Small Grains Website.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

NC Choices: Women
Working in the Meat Business

NC Choices is hosting a three day conference focusing on "Women Working in the Meat Business" October 2 - 4, 2016.  Register early at it is first come, first serve and space is extremely limited!  http://www.carolinameatconference.com/women-register FEATURING LEAD INSTRUCTORS Kari Underly: Lead instructor, 3rd Generation Master Butcher, founder of Range® Inc. and Grrls Meat Camp. Elizabeth Karmel: Chef, NC-native, leading grill expert, author, and former owner of Hill Country BBQ in NYC Poppy Davis: Program Director for SAGE (Sustainable Agriculture Education), CPA, JD with a focus on agricultural enterprises, and former National Program Leader for Small Farms and Beginning Farmers and Ranchers. Michele Pfannenstiel: Dirigo Food Safety’s President and CEO, certified HACCP auditor, Director of Food Safety for the national Farmer Veteran Coalition. CUTTING-EDGE TOPICS INCLUDE: Added Costs vs. Added Value for the Chuck: Yields, Waste, and Number Crunching at Each Stage of Processing Smart Growth: Strategizing Your Value-Added Meat Business while Reducing Risk (tax, legal, and food safety) Seasonings, Techniques, New Cuts for the Grill: Hands-on, Open-fire Grilling and Smoking Think Like a Consumer: Marketing Tips to Better Sell by the Piece or in Bulk Identifying, Communicating, and Correcting Common Mishaps in Processed Meat Plus, sign up for a pre-conference “Pasture to Plate” on-farm pasture management workshop for women cattle handlers, Saturday, October 1. Topics include troubleshooting temporary fencing, nutrition, and forage management. This activity requires a separate registration via CEFS’ Amazing Grazing.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Small Scale Livestock
Conference

Join this great workshop providing value information to small scale producers or for those considering starting a business!

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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 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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Hopper burn damage from potato leaf hopper on red maple

Maple Nursery IPM Update popular

I had several questions related to problems with maples last week. In the process I noticed damage from maple spider mite, hopper burn (potato leaf hopper), maple shoot borer, anthracnose, and canker diseases. MORE » – from   Wilson County Center

Upcoming N.C. Beef System Field Day

The N.C. Beef Systems Field Day is set for July 23rd at 8:15am at Cherry Research Farm, 201 Stevens Mill Road, Goldsboro, NC. Educational opportunities include adding value to the calf crop, soil MORE »

Northampton County 4-H members attend 4-H Teen Retreat

Northeast District 4-H Teen Retreat 2015

On March 13-15, 2015 the Northeast District of North Carolina 4-H held their 4-H Teen Retreat in Beaufort County. With over 220 youth and adults in attendance, it was the largest Teen Retreat MORE »

Brodie Harrell Scholarship Applications Available

The Harrell Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce they are accepting applications for the B. H. “Brodie” Harrell Agricultural Scholarship for 2015. The scholarship is available to youth from Northampton County who are MORE »

Northampton County 4-H Teen Retreat delegates 2014

4-H Teen Retreat 2014

District Teen Retreat is a fun 4-H weekend event where the 4-H’ers ages 13 -18 years in the Northeast District get to participate in District Officer campaigns, workshops, fun activities, and community service. MORE »

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4-H Hungry to HelpMon Jul 25, 2016
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Jackson United Methodist Church Jackson NC
— 11 hours ago
4-H County CouncilMon Jul 25, 2016
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
9495 NC Hwy 305 Jackson NC 27845
— 9 hours ago
Diabetes Support Group - Rich SquareThu Aug 4, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
Choanoke Area Development Association, 120 Sessoms Dr, Rich Square, NC 27869, United States
— 1 week away
Diabetes Support Group - JW FaisonThu Aug 11, 2016
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
J W Faison Senior Center, 110 Ridgecrest Ln, Jackson, NC 27845, United States
— 2 weeks away
4-H Hungry to HelpMon Aug 22, 2016
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Jackson United Methodist Church Jackson NC
— 4 weeks away
4-H County CouncilMon Aug 22, 2016
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
9495 NC Hwy 305 Jackson NC 27845
— 4 weeks away
Diabetes Support Group - Rich SquareThu Sep 1, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
Choanoke Area Development Association, 120 Sessoms Dr, Rich Square, NC 27869, United States
— 1 month away
Pesticide Recertification ClassesWed Sep 7, 2016
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
J W Faison Administration Building, 9495 NC Hwy 305 N, Jackson, NC
— 1 month away
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