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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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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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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 »

Create Farm Maps with Google Earth

Years ago if a farmer wanted to get an aerial view of their farm, they had to drive to a government office just to get a low-resolution photocopy. Today it’s easy to see MORE »

How to Prune a Crepe Myrtle

This article originally appeared in the Warren Record. The other day I was having a beer with Martha Stewart. No wait, it was coffeee….Yes, I was having a cup of coffee. And not MORE »

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7 Cool-Season Forages to Consider Planting

Forages – pastures, hay, and silage – cover about 2.5 million acres in the United States, and provide a cheaper source of nutrients for horses and ruminants – cattle, sheep, and goats – MORE »

Should I Buy Organic?

This article originally appeared in the Warren Record. The other day I went to the grocery store and picked up a bag of organic apples. Let me tell you why. I chose the MORE »

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[ProNR] The Growing Interest in Longleaf WorkshopThu May 5, 2016
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Where:
Paul D Camp Community College, 100 N College Dr, Franklin, VA 23851, United States
— 2 days away
4-H Volunteer Leaders MtgMon May 23, 2016
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM— 3 weeks away
Warren County Cattlemen's Association MeetingMon May 23, 2016
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM— 3 weeks away
4-H Volunteer Leaders MtgMon Jun 27, 2016
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM— 2 months away
Warren County Cattlemen's Association MeetingMon Jun 27, 2016
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM— 2 months away
4-H Volunteer Leaders MtgMon Jul 25, 2016
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM— 3 months away
Warren County Cattlemen's Association MeetingMon Jul 25, 2016
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM— 3 months away
4-H Volunteer Leaders MtgMon Aug 22, 2016
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM— 4 months away
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