Seated around a large table anchored by North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory, members of the state’s new Food Manufacturing Task Force convened for the first time on June 18. The task force, created by executive order this spring, is made up of 30 representatives of all aspects of food manufacturing, from farming to transportation to economic development. Follow this link to a one-page initiative summary.
Plant sciences initiative could spark NC economic growth, study finds
An economic study released earlier this year 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. Follow this link to a one-page initiative summary.