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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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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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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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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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Munsell color book being used to determine the hue, value and chroma of a soil.

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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2016 Cape Fear Cattle Conference

This conference is an excellent opportunity to receive updates on the cattle industry, learn new management practices, and visit with other cattle producers in the area. The program includes a meal and time MORE »

Hessian Fly Adults Are Very Active popular

A MS student in my laboratory has reported that egg lay has been extremely heavy over the past week.  Because of the warm weather, Hessian flies in wheat planted during October have already MORE » – from   Entomology

4-Hers Compete in Regional Chicken Show

On May 14, 2015, the soccer field at Bladen County Parks and Recreation on HWY 701 in Elizabethtown was converted to a show field for the evening. A show for chickens! We had MORE »

Teen Success

To grow and thrive, teens need supportive adults and a positive environment. Everyone wants to be successful in life, even as a teenager, you can achieve success in your life; it just takes MORE »

Child Abuse and Prevention

April is Child Abuse and Prevention Month. According to Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina, 128,005 children were referred to local Department of Social Services agencies for possible abuse and neglect in the state fiscal year 2013-2014. MORE »

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Hoke County Beginning Beekeeping SchoolMon Feb 8, 2016
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
116 W Prospect Ave, Raeford, NC 28376, USA
— Tomorrow
Hots Shots MeetingThu Feb 11, 2016
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
116 W Prospect Ave, Raeford, NC 28376, USA
— 4 days away
Hugs for HokeSat Feb 13, 2016
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Where:
116 W Prospect Ave, Raeford, NC 28376, USA
— 6 days away
Project Learning Tree K-8 WorkshopMon Feb 15, 2016
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Where:
Cape Fear Botanical Garden, 536 North Eastern Boulevard, Fayetteville, NC 28301, United States
— 1 week away
Hoke County Beginning Beekeeping SchoolMon Feb 15, 2016
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
116 W Prospect Ave, Raeford, NC 28376, USA
— 1 week away
Quilt Club MeetingTue Feb 16, 2016
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
116 W Prospect Ave, Raeford, NC 28376, USA
— 1 week away
Monster Club MeetingThu Feb 18, 2016
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
116 W Prospect Ave, Raeford, NC 28376, USA
— 2 weeks away
Homeschool Rockets Meeting - UpstairsFri Feb 19, 2016
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
116 W Prospect Ave, Raeford, NC 28376, USA
— 2 weeks away
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