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Solar Energy Property
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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

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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Ten times each year, the Vance/Warren Extension Master Gardener Volunteers publish their gardening newsletter, with lots of great timely tips, plant recommendations, entertaining articles and more! Click here to subscribe.

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  POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: Project Coordinator     Organization: North Carolina Community Garden Partners (NCCGP) in collaboration with the North Carolina Public Health Foundation   Location: Home-based, with ability to travel throughout the state MORE » – from   Community Gardens

Drip Irrigation for Farm & Garden

A meeting on the topic Drip Irrigation for Farm and Garden will be presented by D. Wayne Rowland, Agricultural and Natural Resources Technician.  The meeting will be held Monday, June 6, 2015 at MORE »

Starting a New Farm Enterprise

Here’s the question of the day, a letter I received from Ivan Toby A. Farmer (get it?). Dear Paul, I have some land and would like to start farming. Please help. Sincerely, Ivan MORE »

TIME CORRECTION – Couponing 101 Tonight

Couponing 101 will be held tonight from 5-7 p.m. The time advertised under Events was incorrect and we apologize for the inconvenience.  If you haven’t signed up already, you can still attend.  Just MORE »

Options for Idle Land

This piece originally appeared in the Warren Record. If you own a few acres of idle land, you may be wondering how to make it productive. If your acreage is large enough, say MORE »

Planting Rates for Soybeans, 2016

Dr. Jim Dunphy, NCSU Soybean Extension Specialist, has long been encouraging farmers to look critically at their soybean planting rates. Past a certain point, increasing the seeding rate will have no impact on MORE »

Quick Tips for Weed Control in Flowerbeds

I am often asked what can be sprayed in flowerbeds to control weeds. My answer? Very little. There is no getting around hand weeding in flower beds, but if you do it regularly it’s easy MORE »

Garden Path Newsletter, May 2016

The latest issue of our Garden Path newsletter can be downloaded from the link below. Written and published by the Vance/Warren Extension Master Gardener Volunteers, it contains lots of timely tips and interesting MORE »

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NCCGP‘s 2016 conference was a hit! Subscribe to our LISTSERV and receive updates on Community Garden events including the next conference. NORTH CAROLINA COMMUNITY GARDENING CONFERENCE Sponsored by NC Community Garden Partners Time: Garden tour MORE » – from   Community Gardens

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Meal Planning: What's On Your TableTue May 31, 2016 Today
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Vance County: Cooperative Extension, 305 Young Street, Henderson, NC, United States
— 9 hours away
Vance County Regional Farmers Market OpenWed Jun 1, 2016
7:30 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
210 Southpark Drive, Henderson, NC 27536
— 21 hours away
4-H Summer Counselor-In-Training Class 1Wed Jun 1, 2016
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Vance County Cooperative Extension, 305 Young Street, Henderson, NC 27536
— Tomorrow
Vance County Regional Farmers Market OpenSat Jun 4, 2016
7:30 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
210 Southpark Drive, Henderson, NC 27536
— 4 days away
Drip Irrigation for Farm & Garden MeetingMon Jun 6, 2016
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM— 6 days away
Vance County Regional Farmers Market OpenWed Jun 8, 2016
7:30 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
210 Southpark Drive, Henderson, NC 27536
— 1 week away
Vance County Regional Farmers Market OpenSat Jun 11, 2016
7:30 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
210 Southpark Drive, Henderson, NC 27536
— 2 weeks away
Kerr/Tar BeekeepersMon Jun 13, 2016
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Cooperative Extension Service, 305 Young Street, Henderson, NC 27536, United States
— 2 weeks away
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