• On Tuesday, Bayer CropScience hosted a ribbon cutting and grand opening for their new bee care center in Raleigh’s Research Triangle Park. ...On Tuesday, Bayer CropScience hosted a ribbon cutting and grand opening for their new bee care center in Raleigh’s Research Triangle Park. ...
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all-day GAPs to HARPc: A Hands-On Fresh Produce Safety Workshop @ NCSU- Room G40, Schaub Hall.
GAPs to HARPc: A Hands-On Fresh … @ NCSU- Room G40, Schaub Hall.
Apr 15 – Apr 17 all-day
This 3 day workshop is designed to provide participants with the necessary tools to develop and implement Good Agricultural Practices based on Harmonized GAPs. Furthermore, [...]
all-day Virginia Urban Agriculture Summit @ Holiday Inn Lynchburg
Virginia Urban Agriculture Summit @ Holiday Inn Lynchburg
Apr 15 – Apr 16 all-day
The Virginia Food System Council, Lynchburg Grows, VCE VDACS and The Virginia Farm Bureau Federation are hosting a two day conference addressing multiple aspects of [...]
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22
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all-day NC Sustainable Energy Conference @ NCSU McKimmon Center
NC Sustainable Energy Conference @ NCSU McKimmon Center
Apr 22 – Apr 23 all-day
Energy professionals from around the region know this conference, in its 11th year, to be an essential gathering for networking, professional enrichment and that spark [...]
8:00 am TCI Grower Meeting – Rapeseed Info – Scotland Neck NC @ Stone lane, Scotland Neck NC
TCI Grower Meeting – Rapeseed In… @ Stone lane, Scotland Neck NC
Apr 22 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Regional Informational meetings will be held by Technology Crops International for those growers who may be interested in learning more about growing Rapeseed this [...]

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More than 20 years ago USDA began working with climate change data in respect to how it affects farming and ranching. Recently, USDA has developed a series of Climate Hubs across the US, with a Southeast Hub anchored at NC State. With both short and long term goals aimed at helping farmers maintain productivity on their working land. What do you think about the function of these new hubs? View the video below and then take our Opinion Poll.

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