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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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Solar panels

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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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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Upcoming 4-H Poultry
Interest Meetings

You are INVITED to attend the 2014 Four County 4-H Poultry Chain Interest Meeting   Who:         All interested in participating in the 2013           Four County 4-H Poultry Chain            Open to all youth Ages 5-18 (As of January 1, 2014)             What:       The Four County 4-H Poultry Chain is a great opportunity for any youth interesting in raising Chickens. Youth receive 10, day-old chicks and raise them until the Show and Sale in November. In 2013 youth participants received a combined total of over $1,000 with some individuals earning over $100 when combining class awards and auction proceeds.   When:      Tuesday, February 11 2014 @ 6:00 pm in Louisburg OR                                     Where:     Franklin County Cooperative Extension Service                   103 S. Bickett Blvd, Louisburg, NC 27549 RSVP:  (252) 257-3640 or crystal_smith@ncsu.edu

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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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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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Notice to Tobacco Growers

In the late 1970’s, Flue Cured Tobacco Cooperative Stabilization Corporation (“Stabilization”) issued Certificates of Interest in Capital Reserves (“Certificates”) to growers who delivered tobacco to them between the years of 1967 and 1973. MORE »

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Keeping Warm in Extreme Cold Weather

Livestock, and the farmers that take of them, come from a hardy stock and are use to facing the elements.  However, farmers should be aware and prepared to protect their livestock (and themselves!) MORE »

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We Need Your Input!

Farmers/producers, please take five minutes to fill out our year-end survey. This information is critical to us to determine if our programs are meeting your needs. Here’s the link: http://harvest.cals.ncsu.edu/surveybuilder/form.cfm?testID=29601 Please submit your response MORE »

Forestry Field Day Highlights

Did you miss the 2015 Forestry Field Day?  Well don’t worry too much! Check out this great video to learn some of the valuable information about organizations and programs that assist in keeping MORE »

Dispose of Unneeded Pesticides on Nov 18

Do you have lawn & garden chemicals you no longer need? Do you have products more than three years old? Protect your family, your pets and the environment! Bring unneeded chemicals to our MORE »

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Aquaponics ShortcourseWed Feb 10, 2016
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
DoubleTree by Hilton New Bern - Riverfront
— 11 hours away
Pesticide Applicator Training (V Credits)Thu Feb 11, 2016
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
158 Rafters Ln, Warrenton, NC 27589, USA
— 2 days away
Fumigation TrainingThu Feb 18, 2016
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
158 Rafters Ln, Warrenton, NC 27589, USA
— 1 week away
4-H Volunteer Leaders MtgMon Feb 22, 2016
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM— 2 weeks away
Old School/New School Basketball GameFri Mar 18, 2016
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