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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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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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Time to Test for Radon

As the turning of the seasons brings colder weather to North Carolina, and families close windows to keep warm, it is an excellent time to make plans for radon testing in your home. MORE »

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3 Ways to Learn High Tunnel Techniques

North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Cherokee County Center offers help on learning to grow crops in high tunnels 3 ways: 1. Schedule an informal session. Receive one on one training on growing crops in MORE »

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UPDATE! Fresh Produce GAP Workshop (Date Change) popular

The GAP workshop dates have been changed to January 19th and 20th to save travel expenses for the Extension Specialists.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.  The updated information is MORE »

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Canva Class

On December 3rd, The Smoky Mountain High Tunnel Initiative along with North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Cherokee County Center held a workshop on how to use Canva to market your farm.  Canva is a MORE »

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Appalachian Farm School

Turn your interest in growing crops and livestock into a sustainable agricultural-based business with an eight-week series for new & existing small to medium farms. This Ag training gives farmers the tools to MORE »

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Hops Conference videos

There was a two-day North Carolina-Virginia Hops Conference held for a sold out audience and videotaped in Winston-Salem, NC in March 2015. The first day was for beginning growers. The second day was MORE »

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11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
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8:00 AM - 2:30 PM Where:
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Bees and Pollinators 1st Grade Murphy Elementary SchoolTue Feb 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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Steps to Health 2nd GradeWed Feb 10, 2016
8:00 AM - 1:30 PM Where:
Murphy Elementary School, 315 Valley River Ave, Murphy, NC 28906, United States
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Steps to Health 3rd GradeThu Feb 11, 2016
8:00 AM - 11:30 AM 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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