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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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Consumer Horticulture

Extension's Gardening Portal at NC State University provides access to a wealth of information, events and resources for gardeners in North Carolina.  Managed by the State Urban Horticulture Specialist and Cooperative Extension Horticulture Agents throughout the state, it is your doorway to guidance about successfully growing vegetables, herbs, fruits, flowers and ornamentals in your landscape.

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State Climate Office
of North Carolina

Our partners at the State Climate Office of North Carolina provide the most accurate climate information to the citizens of our state. Their website includes recent news from their Twitter feed, featured products, quick links, and a map of data from their ECONet weather stations. You can also view data from more than 1,000 Southeastern weather stations on their full CRONOS map or follow their blog.

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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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Studying Strawberry Pollination popular

Our laboratory is excited to begin a new project aimed at answering several questions about pollination ecology in strawberries.These questions are: 1. What insects pollinate commercially grown strawberries in the southeast? 2. How are MORE » – from   Entomology

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Batcrow Farms Follows a Dream

Derrick Sides grew up on a farm and has a love of the land and agriculture but his perspective is unique. Having been an artist and involved in local government he decided to try MORE » – from   NC Farm School

Yadkin County Cooperative Extension has Moved

The Yadkin County Center of NC Cooperative Extension has moved.  The office is now located in the new Yadkin County Agricultural and Educational Building at 2051 Agricultural Way in Yadkinville.  This is the MORE »

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Yadkin Farmers Market Opens Tuesday, May 3

The 2016 season of the Yadkin Farmers Market will kick off on Tuesday, May 3, 3:00 to 6:00 pm.  The market will not operate on Thursdays this year.  New hours are Tuesdays 3:00-6:00 MORE »

West Yadkin Elementary Needs Your Help

West Yadkin Elementary is collecting plastic 2-liter bottles for a school greenhouse project.  Yadkin County Cooperative Extension has a collection box in place where bottles can be left anytime Monday through Friday, 8:00 MORE »

Statewide Food Drive

In conjunction with North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University’s 30th Annual Small Farms Week, Cooperative Extension Centers across the state are conducting a food drive.  Drop of canned and other non-perishable foods MORE »

Kissing Bugs in NC

Local media reports have raised concerns about kissing bugs and Chagas disease in North Carolina.  For complete information on this insect in North Carolina, read this blog post by NCSU Entomologist, Dr. Matt MORE »

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Piedmont Farm School

The Piedmont Farm School is a 7-month educational program that trains beginning and transitioning farmers with a strong commitment to operate successful small-scale, sustainable farms.  The school offers seven business-planning seminars, which will MORE » – from   Forsyth County Center

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EVENTS View All
Beautification Committee MeetingTue Sep 13, 2016
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
Yadkin Extension Center 209 East Elm St. Yadkinville
— 3 weeks away
Beautification Committee MeetingTue Oct 11, 2016
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
Yadkin Extension Center 209 East Elm St. Yadkinville
— 2 months away
Project Learning Tree K-8 Professional Development WorkshopFri Oct 14, 2016
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM Where:
Meadowview Middle School, 1282 McKinney Rd, Mt Airy, NC 27030, USA
— 2 months away
Beautification Committee MeetingTue Nov 8, 2016
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
Yadkin Extension Center 209 East Elm St. Yadkinville
— 3 months away
Beautification Committee MeetingTue Dec 13, 2016
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
Yadkin Extension Center 209 East Elm St. Yadkinville
— 4 months away
Beautification Committee MeetingTue Jan 10, 2017
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
Yadkin Extension Center 209 East Elm St. Yadkinville
— 5 months away
Beautification Committee MeetingTue Feb 14, 2017
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
Yadkin Extension Center 209 East Elm St. Yadkinville
— 6 months away
Beautification Committee MeetingTue Mar 14, 2017
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
Yadkin Extension Center 209 East Elm St. Yadkinville
— 7 months away
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