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NC Cooperative
Extension Service Announces Strategic Plan

The Cooperative Extension Service at NC State outlines its vision for restructuring over the next 22 months by targeting its strengths and improving access to services across the state.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service_Conference Listening Session_11-6-13

NC Cooperative
Extension Service Announces Strategic Plan

The Cooperative Extension Service at NC State outlines its vision for restructuring over the next 22 months by targeting its strengths and improving access to services across the state.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Guess What's in
Season?????

Be sure to stop by Warren County Farmer's Market on Saturday, July 14, 2012 from 8:00 - 12:00 to find out What's in Season?????  See Crystal M. Smith!!!

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Soil 101: Introduction
to Soil – Online!

Understanding soil is a basic skill needed by anyone interested in agriculture, environmental science, gardening, natural resource management, and water quality. Traditionally, to gain that skill, a person has had to pay college tuition and spend long hours in a classroom. Now, with the power of the internet at your fingertips, the NC Cooperative Extension Service is bringing a first class Introduction to Soil education to your office, dining room table, or local coffee shop. Learn more about this open online course at http://go.ncsu.edu/introduction-to-soil

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Qualifying Farmer
Sales Tax Exemption

Early July, the North Carolina Department of Revenue made a few changes regarding Qualifying Farmers and sales and use tax exemption of purchases used for farming purposes.  Basically, the new threshold to be a Qualified Farmer for the Ag Use Exemption from sales tax on farm items is a gross income of $10,000 or more and farmers will need to reapply for a new sales tax number from the Department of Revenue before October 31, 2014.  Supporting documentation must be submitted along with the completed E595QF (for Qualifying Farmers) or E595CF (for Conditional Farmers).  Please refer to the following link for FAQ and to see what supporting documents are needed.  An entire tax return is not necessary to submit as documentation - just what is shown in the FAQ.  For instance, a copy of the schedule F will be sufficient for sole proprietors. There are different sections of the tax return to submit for partnerships, LLC's, and corporations, so be sure to see what forms will apply to your farm business as income documentation. Please contact Kelsey Lichtenwalner at the Warren County Extension Office at (252) 257-3640, or e-mail at krlichte@ncsu.edu, if you have any questions.

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Fruits and vegetable produce stand

Horticulture
InfoSearches Provide Answers!

Looking for answers to fruit, vegetable, weed or floriculture questions? The NC State University Department of Horticulture invites you to try their powerful, but focused search engines designed to provide answers from the scientific literature, trade and association magazines/websites and NC State University, and archive (repository of literature dating back to the 1800s).  Use these search engines for all of your fruit, vegetable, weed and floriculture questions. Floriculture InfoSearch Fruit InfoSearch Vegetable InfoSearch Weed InfoSearch

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And the Grand Champion is…

The 2014 4-County Livestock Show was a big success with over 40 kids from Franklin, Granville, Vance, and Warren County showing more than 70 animals, from Wool Sheep to Belted Galloway Beef Heifers! MORE »

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Backyard Farmers Workshop

This fall, the Warren County Extension Center is offering a series of seminars for “Backyard Farmers”. Participants will learn about the many options for those with limited acreage, including fruit trees, vegetables, and MORE »

Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in NC

The first 2 cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus (EEE), also known as sleeping sickness and blind staggers, for 2014 were officially reported last Friday, August 8. EEE is a virus that is MORE »

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4-H Volunteer Leaders MtgMon Sep 22, 2014 Today
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM— 6 hours away
Backyard Farmer SchoolTue Sep 30, 2014
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM— 1 week away
Backyard Farmer SchoolTue Oct 7, 2014
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM— 2 weeks away
Backyard Farmer SchoolTue Oct 14, 2014
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM— 3 weeks away
Harvesting Your Forest: Planning for ProfitsFri Oct 17, 2014
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
Warren County Armory Civic Center, 501 US Hwy 158 BUS E, Warrenton, NC
— 4 weeks away
Backyard Farmer SchoolTue Oct 21, 2014
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM— 4 weeks away
4-H Volunteer Leaders MtgMon Oct 27, 2014
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM— 1 month away
Backyard Farmer SchoolTue Oct 28, 2014
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM— 1 month away
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