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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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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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4-H Taking Orders for
Fruit Plants

Davidson County 4-H is once again taking orders for the fall fruit plants sale. Blueberries, blackberries, muscadines, apples, pears and more! Download the flyer and order form below or stop by the Extension Office to pick one up. Orders must be turned in and fully paid for by October 26 at 4:00 PM. For questions or additional information, call 336-242-2080. 4-H Plant Sale Flyer 2016 4-H Plant Sale Order Form 2016

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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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Fun with Muscadines for the Whole Family popular

I hope that these recent weeks have found you enjoying the brimming bounty, the juicy delight, the healthful wonder of the muscadine grape! Whether you eat the seeds or spit them, or crunch MORE » – from   Gardening

Don’t Fret Over Early Fall Foliage

Do you have any trees in your yard dropping leaves early – maybe starting in August? You’re not alone! Several calls have come in over the past couple months about premature defoliation, especially MORE »

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OTL Farms Up and Running popular

Davon Goodwin is a prime example of what it means to work hard and have a big heart. Davon launched OTL Farms this fall as an application of the lessons he learned from MORE » – from   NC Farm School

Master Gardeners Host 12th Annual Garden Tour

This year’s garden tour, celebrating 12 years, will feature home gardens in the Country Club area east of Fairview Drive in Lexington. Saturday, June 4, 2016 – 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Sunday, MORE »

2016 Davidson County 4-H Summer Fun

4-H Summer Fun Info is now available!  Click the below links for all the information you will need! 2016 4-H Summer Fun Brochure 2016 Summer Registration 4-H Enrollment Form Fillable PDF 4-H Medical MORE »

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Extension Advisory Council Visits Local Farm

North Carolina Cooperative Extension has offices in each county in North Carolina and on the Cherokee Reservation. The mission of Cooperative Extension is to partner “with communities to deliver education and technology that MORE »

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EVENTS View All
Davidson County Master Gardener Plant SaleSat Oct 1, 2016 Today
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Lexington Farmer's Market, 129 S Railroad St, Lexington, NC 27292, USA
— 9 hours ago
Davidson County Cattlemen's MeetingMon Oct 3, 2016
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM— 2 days away
YARD SMART workshopTue Oct 4, 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM— 3 days away
YARD SMART workshopWed Oct 5, 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM— 4 days away
YARD SMART workshopTue Oct 11, 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM— 1 week away
North Carolina State FairThu Oct 13 - Sun Oct 23, 2016 - ALL DAY— 2 weeks away
4-H Plant Sale Orders DueWed Oct 26, 2016
4:00 PM - 4:00 PM— 4 weeks away
Regional BQA TrainingThu Nov 3 - Thu Nov 3, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Stanly County, NC, USA
— 1 month away
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