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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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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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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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4-H Goes to Camp!

Greene County 4-H is offering FIVE days of parent free, safe but FUN environment for youth ages 8-14 the week of July 24-29, 2016 at Betsey Jeff Penn 4-H Camp in Reidsville, NC. MORE »

4-H Presentation Workshops for 2016

Presentation Workshops for youth in and out of 4-H! Come take advantage of this opportunity to build confidence in this proven program. Side Note: To earn scholarship money to attend the overnight, weeklong MORE »

Exciting News for All Youth Interested in Wildlife!

Exciting new opportunities for Greene County families and kids who are interested in wildlife and shooting sports! Come to the Interest Meeting, Jan. 27th 5:30-6:30pm to learn more about these opportunities and to MORE »

Salad from local veggies and edible flowers. Photo by Debbie Roos.

Survey for Specialty Crop Producers popular

Note: This survey is intended for farmers who grow vegetables, herbs, fruits, nuts, cut flowers, and/or nursery and greenhouse crops. Announcement from the North Carolina Agriculture and Forestry Adaptation Work Group: North Carolina ranks in MORE » – from   Growing Small Farms

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EVENTS View All
Peanut Production MeetingFri Feb 12, 2016 Today
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
Craig West Farm, 1351 NC Hwy. 222, Fremont, NC
— 2 hours ago
Down East Dairy Project Registration Ends, Registration Fee DueMon Feb 15 - Mon Feb 15, 2016 - ALL DAY— 2 days away
4-H Achievement NightMon Feb 15, 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Hookerton Community Building, Hookerton, NC
— 3 days away
Pesticide Licensing ExamThu Feb 18, 2016
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Maury Ruritan Building, 101 Brooks-Frizzelle Street, Maury, NC
— 6 days away
Pesticide Safety V Class for CEUThu Feb 25, 2016
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
Maury Ruritan Building, 101 Brooks-Frizzelle Street, Maury, NC
— 2 weeks away
Produce Food Safety ReviewSat Feb 27, 2016
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Elaney Wood Heritage Farmers Market, Snow Hill, NC
— 2 weeks away
4-H Wildlife Interest MeetingSat Feb 27, 2016
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM— 2 weeks away
Better Choices for Older AdultsThu Mar 3, 2016
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
Greene County Senior Center, 104 Greenridge Rd, Snow Hill, NC 28580, United States
— 3 weeks away
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