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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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The first group of Ashe County Master Gardener students, under the guidance of Travis Birdsell, Extension Agent, Agriculture, graduated in the Fall of last year.  After 13 intensive classes, guest lectures, a difficult final exam, and continuing education throughout the year , eight master gardener interns and one certified master gardener are ready to serve our fellow Ashe County gardeners.  The interns will be staffing the "Ask the Master Gardener" phone hotline at the North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Ashe County Center at (336) 846-5850 and email account (MGAshe@AsheCountyGov.com) beginning March 16th, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, and continuing each Monday.   Additional days/hours may be added at a later date.  We are anxious to put our new skills to the test!  But, please be patient with us...We are still learning.  We will make every effort to answer your questions correctly and timely.  The Master Gardeners will also be participating in service projects around the County.  So, stay tuned! For additional information regarding Master Gardeners and other programs available at the North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Ashe County Center please call (336) 846-5850.

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The first group of Ashe County Master Gardener students, under the guidance of Travis Birdsell, Extension Agent, Agriculture, graduated in the Fall of last year.  After 13 intensive classes, guest lectures, a difficult MORE »

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Pumpkin Production & Selection Workshop - March 3, 2015Tue Mar 3, 2015
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Where:
Twin Oaks Cafe, 24 Highway 221, Sparta, NC 28675
— Tomorrow
Apple Tree Grafting WorkshopWed Mar 4, 2015
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
Agriculture Service Center, 134 Government Circle, Jefferson, NC 28640
— 2 days away
Apple Tree Grafting WorkshopWed Mar 4, 2015
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Agriculture Service Center, 134 Government Circle, Jefferson, NC 28640
— 2 days away
Ashe County Christmas Tree Association Winter MeetingThu Mar 12, 2015
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Family Central, 626 Ashe Central School Road, Jefferson, NC 28640
— 1 week away
Pesticide License Recertification - V CreditsWed Mar 18, 2015
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Agriculture Service Center, 134 Government Circle, Jefferson, NC 28640
— 2 weeks away
Pesticide License Recertification - X CreditsWed Mar 18, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Agriculture Service Center, 134 Government Circle, Jefferson, NC 28640
— 2 weeks away
Southern Foresters' Climate Observations: State Comparisons and Spatial TrendsThu Mar 19, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
http://forestrywebinars.net
— 2 weeks away
Planning for the Future of Your Farm WorkshopMon Mar 23, 2015
1:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
Midway Church, 1670 Mount Jefferson Road, West Jefferson, NC 28694, United States
— 3 weeks away
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