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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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Daisy

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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2016 Fall Plant
Sale

The Pender County Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Association will hold their annual fall plant sale in Hampstead on Friday and Saturday, September 16th and 17th. This year's sale will return to the Hampstead United Methodist Church at 15395 US Highway 17 N. in Hampstead. At the sale, you can visit our 'Ask a Master Gardener' tent for answers to your gardening questions. This years sale will feature: natives, deer resistant plants, salt tolerant plants, pollinator friendly plants, shrubs, and Master Gardener grown favorites, including Japanese Maples. Sale hours are Friday, September 16, from 11 am till 6 pm and Saturday, September 17, from 8:30 am till noon.

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Honey bee. Photo: Jeremy Slone

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

Hopper burn damage from potato leaf hopper on red maple

Maple Nursery IPM Update popular

I had several questions related to problems with maples last week. In the process I noticed damage from maple spider mite, hopper burn (potato leaf hopper), maple shoot borer, anthracnose, and canker diseases. MORE » – from   Wilson County Center

Pender County 4-H Summer Day Camps

Registration for Pender County’s 2016 4-H Summer Day Camps is open until June 7, 2016. All campers are required to have 4-H participation forms, camp registration forms complete, fees paid and medical forms completed MORE »

Evaluating Soybean Seeding Rates and Cost

Commodity prices are significantly lower than they were in 2012 with little indication of any significant increase in value in the coming year. So “Where can I make cuts in production to save money MORE »

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2016 SED 4-H Teen Winter Fling

Come learn about the Fourth “H” at the 2016 Winter Fling! This is a one night lock-in for   4-H teens ages at the Duplin County Extension Office. See the flyer for more MORE »

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Master Gardener Volunteer Associaton Fall Plant SaleFri Sep 16, 2016
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM Where:
Hampstead United Methodist Church, 15395 US Highway 17 North, Hampstead, NC
— 3 weeks away
Project Learning Tree K-8 Professional Development WorkshopThu Sep 29, 2016
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
4803 Sweet Home Church Rd, Elizabethtown, NC 28337, USA
— 1 month away
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