Kinston area represented at international air show, July 19, 2010Â
Representatives of the Global TransPark, local companies and economic development agencies traveled to England
Local Farmers learn benefits of plastic, drip irrigation
T. C. Smith Produce Farms Inc., located in Lenoir County, NC, was the host farm for Introduction to Plasticulture I on June 15. Farmers were given information on water use in plasticulture, a drip tape demonstration, information on fertilization through drip irrigation, demonstration on fertilizer solubility and information on tissue sampling and analysis. The workshop was sponsored by the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Service Agronomic Division, with funding from the North Carolina Tobacco Trust Fund. Walter Adams, the Agricultural and National Resource technician for the Lenoir County Cooperative Extension Service, organized the workshop.