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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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Warren County Farmers
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Find locally grown produce and other items at the Warren County Farmers Market! Open April to November, all the details can be found here.

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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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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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Raised Beds Make Gardening Easier

Gardening in raised beds offers numerous benefits, including easier maintenance, less bending, faster soil warming in the spring and high yields per square foot. Raised beds are ideal for vegetables, herbs, flowers, and MORE »

Vegetable Pest Update

Come to a “lunch and learn” event, to be held on June 3rd, 11:30 am to 1 pm at the Warren County Extension Center. Horticulture Agent Paul McKenzie will review common vegetable pests and MORE »

2016 Malting Barley Field Tour

Thinking about raising barley?  Visit field plots of different Barley varieties and hear from experts how to raise Barley at the Oxford Research Station on Tuesday, June 14th from 4:00-6:00PM.  A meal will MORE »

Roundup Ready 2 Extend Soybean Varieties popular

‘Roundup Ready 2 Extend’ (RR2X) soybean varieties are now becoming available on the market. Farmers should be aware of some significant concerns about use of these varieties. As of May 2, 2016, these seed MORE » – from   Soybeans

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Smelly Gold: Manure Management for Equine

Manure.  It’s the least talked about, but also inevitable, aspect of horse ownership.  On average, a 1,000 pound horse makes between 31-50 pounds of manure a day, and up to 9 tons annually! MORE »

Some Truths about Pesticides

This piece originally appeared in the Warren Recod. Whether you want to control lawn weeds, keep mosquitoes at bay, protect your garden produce or dispatch a hive of yellow jackets, pesticides are an MORE »

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EVENTS View All
Vegetable Pest UpdateFri Jun 3, 2016
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
158 Rafters Ln, Warrenton, NC 27589, USA
— 3 days away
4-H Volunteer Leaders MtgMon Jun 27, 2016
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM— 4 weeks away
Warren County Cattlemen's Association MeetingMon Jun 27, 2016
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM— 4 weeks away
4-H Volunteer Leaders MtgMon Jul 25, 2016
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM— 2 months away
Warren County Cattlemen's Association MeetingMon Jul 25, 2016
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM— 2 months away
4-H Volunteer Leaders MtgMon Aug 22, 2016
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM— 3 months away
Warren County Cattlemen's Association MeetingMon Aug 22, 2016
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM— 3 months away
Pesticide Applicator Training (V Credits)Thu Sep 8, 2016
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
158 Rafters Ln, Warrenton, NC 27589, USA
— 3 months away
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