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Solar Energy Property
Tax Resources

With a surge in solar power installations across North Carolina, Extension specialists have developed materials to address questions about tax implications, land appraisal and more. Solar Generation Property Taxation Solar and Wind Energy Development Opportunities: Tax Implications

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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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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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New Strawberry
Diagnostic Tool

An interdisciplinary team of  NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences extension specialists have created a new, mobile-friendly, database driven tool to help strawberry growers visually diagnose disorders. The new Strawberry Diagnostic Key provides a way to filter by visual characteristics to identify problems. Results include details about the disorders and possible management strategies. The Strawberry Diagnostic Key was developed with funding in part from the Strawberry Sustainability Initiativethe Walmart FoundationUniversity of ArkansasSouthern Region IPM CenterNorth Carolina State University Cooperative Extension Service and the North Carolina Strawberry Association.

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4-H Tractor Supply Paper Clover Time

Tractor Supply stores in communities across the country have long supported 4-H clubs, and now, for the past few years, Tractor Supply Co.  has been in an official partnership with the National 4-H MORE »

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West District 4-H Horse Show & Open Show

We are excited to announce the West District 4-H Qualifying Horse Show which will begin on Saturday evening April 30, 2016 with Opening Ceremony and evening events, and continue on Sunday May 1, MORE »

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Goat & Sheep School

The NC Cooperative Extension is offering a Goat and Sheep School on April 27th and 28th at the Brasstown Community Building, Brasstown, NC at 8:30am.  Whether you keep goats and/or sheep for a source of MORE »

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Updated Tomato Spray Guide Available

The Tomato Fungicide Spray Guide has been updated for this year. The actual program has not changed, but the list of products below the spray program has been updated as there have been MORE »

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Spotted Wing Drosophila Management Survey

Small fruit growers, The Sustainable Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD) Management for US Fruit Crops, funded by NIFA, needs your help!  This five-year project, coordinated through the Burrack Laboratory at NC State University, is MORE »

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Bees and Pollinators 1st Grade Murphy Elementary SchoolThu May 5, 2016 Today
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Where:
Murphy Elementary School, 315 Valley River Ave, Murphy, NC 28906, United States
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Bees and Pollinators 1st Grade Murphy Elementary SchoolThu May 5, 2016 Today
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
Murphy Elementary School, 315 Valley River Ave, Murphy, NC 28906, United States
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11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Murphy Elementary School, 315 Valley River Ave, Murphy, NC 28906, United States
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Bees and Pollinators 1st Grade Murphy Elementary SchoolMon May 9, 2016
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Murphy Elementary School, 315 Valley River Ave, Murphy, NC 28906, United States
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Bees and Pollinators 1st Grade Murphy Elementary SchoolTue May 10, 2016
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Murphy Elementary School, 315 Valley River Ave, Murphy, NC 28906, United States
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Bees and Pollinators 1st Grade Murphy Elementary SchoolThu May 12, 2016
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Murphy Elementary School, 315 Valley River Ave, Murphy, NC 28906, United States
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Bees and Pollinators 1st Grade Murphy Elementary SchoolMon May 16, 2016
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Murphy Elementary School, 315 Valley River Ave, Murphy, NC 28906, United States
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Rabbit mtgMon May 16, 2016
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Ag Learning Center, 64 West Ranger
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