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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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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Jones County Animal
Response Team - CART

The Jones County County Animal Response Team (CART) is a county collaboration dedicated to preparing, planning, responding and recovering during animal emergencies. The Jones County CART is a partnership, joining government agencies with private citizens to address the issues facing animals during disaster situations. The Jones County CART’s goal is to train participants to facilitate a safe, environmentally sound and efficient response to animal emergencies on the local and county levels. I would like to know more about CART.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Check out the latest
issue of Fencelines!

Fencelines is the livestock newsletter of the Southeast District. Check out the latest issue here.

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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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PEDv – What you need to know

By: Margaret Ross, Livestock Agent – Craven & Jones Counties                  There is a lot of talk right now about PED virus – Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea MORE »

Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA)

Article By: Margaret Ross Photo Credit: en.wikipedia.org Adapted from: NCDA & CS Veterinary Division – Animal Health Programs – Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) & information from Dr. Linnea Theisen, Eastern Equine Associates Mobile MORE »

Jones County Center has moved!

Thanks to Jones County, our offices have moved to 367 Highway 58 South of Trenton.  We are excited about our new space which includes a meeting room.  Stop by and visit us.  We MORE »

Multi-Species Grazing

Excerpt from the research paper “The Advantages and Challenges of Multi-Species Grazing” by Margaret B. Ross Looking for a better way to manage parasites on your farm? Have you ever considered multi-species grazing? MORE »

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Timber Tax Update for the 2014 Tax Year WebinarThu Feb 5, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
http://www.forestrywebinars.net/
— 1 week away
C/J Livestock Association MtgMon Feb 9, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Jones County Extension Office, 367A Hwy. 58 South, Trenton, NC 28585
— 2 weeks away
Pollocksville Extension and Community Association MeetingTue Feb 10, 2015
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
This club meets in the members' homes and at the Senior Center
— 2 weeks away
Jones County Communication and Coordinating CouncilThu Feb 12, 2015
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
Jones County Coopertive Extension Center Meeting Room - 367A Highway 58 Trenton, NC
— 2 weeks away
Animal Waste Operator and Pesticide ClassThu Feb 19, 2015
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
Jones County Cooperative Extension Office, 367A Hwy. 58 South, Trenton, NC 28585
— 3 weeks away
Pollocksville Extension and Community Association MeetingTue Mar 10, 2015
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
This club meets in the members' homes and at the Senior Center
— 1 month away
Jones County Communication and Coordinating CouncilThu Mar 12, 2015
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
Jones County Coopertive Extension Center Meeting Room - 367A Highway 58 Trenton, NC
— 1 month away
Youth PQA ClassThu Mar 19, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Jones County Extension Office, 367A Hwy. 58 South, Trenton, NC 28585
— 2 months away
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