Posts Tagged ‘USDA’

PHHI Extension partnership lands $425,000 in grants

The North Carolina Cooperative Extension component of N.C. State University’s Plants for Human Health Institute (PHHI), in partnership with the university’s Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, has secured more than $400,000 in funding through two major grant programs to assist the state’s growers and agricultural operations in 2013.

CALS grad leads People’s Garden program

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CALS grad Livia Marques leads the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s popular and growing People’s Garden Program.

‘Bee Informed’ to inform beekeepers

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North Carolina State University will play a central role in a 5-year, $5 million U.S. Department of Agriculture effort to compile a nationwide honey bee database designed to make beekeepers more productive.

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