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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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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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Strawberry Diagnostic
Tool

An interdisciplinary team of  NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences extension specialists have created a mobile-friendly, database driven tool to help strawberry growers visually diagnose disorders. The Strawberry Diagnostic Key provides a way to filter by visual characteristics to identify problems. Results include details about the disorders and possible management strategies. The Strawberry Diagnostic Key was developed with funding in part from the Strawberry Sustainability Initiativethe Walmart FoundationUniversity of ArkansasSouthern Region IPM CenterNorth Carolina State University Cooperative Extension Service and the North Carolina Strawberry Association.

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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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Summer Annual Forages Meeting in Lincoln County

Glenn Detweiler, Livestock Agent for Lincoln County, along with Lara Worden, Livestock Agent for Gaston County, invite you to an evening meal and a program titled “Summer Annual Forages.” The event will be MORE »

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AgCity@Apple Festival Coming Soon!

Calling All Farm Families ($ Awards offered) Time is coming again for the Lincoln County Apple Festival and it is shaping-up to be a great one. Right now, the Lincoln County Cooperative Extension MORE »

Zika Panic Still Premature in NC popular

Bad news travels way faster than the Zika virus. And that is good news. It is true that Zika has now been transmitted within Southern Florida (as of July 27th).  BUT, Southern Florida MORE »

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Choosing the Right Plants for Your Property

Learn to understand and apply the factors involved in making excellent long term choices for your landscape. Saturday, August 13, 2016 at 9:00am at the James Warren Citizens Center, Lincolnton. Dr. Barbara Fair, MORE »

Pesticide Credits Available

Lincoln County Cooperative Extension Service is offering multiple chances to obtain pesticide credits. Click here PESTICIDE CLASSES to see the flyer. Call 704-736-8461 if you plan to attend one of these sessions. Classes MORE »

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Lincoln County Farmers Market @ DSSThu Sep 1, 2016
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Lincoln County Department Of Social Services, 1136 East Main Street, Lincolnton, NC
— 7 hours away
Lincoln County Farmers Market in Downtown Lincolnton Sat Sep 3, 2016
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
225 W Water St, Lincolnton, NC 28092, USA
— 2 days away
Lincoln County Farmers Market in Downtown Lincolnton Tue Sep 6, 2016
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
225 W Water St, Lincolnton, NC 28092, USA
— 5 days away
Nursery Weed Management Field DayWed Sep 7, 2016
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Hawksridge Farms 4243 S. NC 127 Hwy, Hickory, NC
— 6 days away
Lincoln County Farmers Market @ DSSThu Sep 8, 2016
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Lincoln County Department Of Social Services, 1136 East Main Street, Lincolnton, NC
— 1 week away
Lincoln County Farmers Market in Downtown Lincolnton Sat Sep 10, 2016
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
225 W Water St, Lincolnton, NC 28092, USA
— 1 week away
Lincoln County Farmers Market in Downtown Lincolnton Tue Sep 13, 2016
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
225 W Water St, Lincolnton, NC 28092, USA
— 2 weeks away
4-H Sassy Stitches Sewing ClubTue Sep 13, 2016
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM— 2 weeks away
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