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Davidson County
Fair

The Davidson County Fair will be held September 19-24!  The fair books are now available.  You can pick one up at the Extension Office, or you can view a copy online.  All entries will be received on Sunday, September 18 from 2-5 p.m.  For more information, visit the Davidson County Fair website.

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Davidson County
Fair

The Davidson County Fair will be held September 19-24!  The fair books are now available.  You can pick one up at the Extension Office, or you can view a copy online.  All entries will be received on Sunday, September 18 from 2-5 p.m.  For more information, visit the Davidson County Fair website.

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Fundamentals of Farmsteading Flyer

2016 Summer Workshop
Series

Join the us for the Fundamentals of Farmsteading workshop series being offered this summer! The workshops will take place from 6:00-8:00 PM at the Davidson County Ag Center and are free to the public. Come to one or come to all, but please register ahead of time so we can be accommodating. Dates & Topics: 21 July - Raised Bed Gardens & Composting 28 July - Backyard Birds (Poultry) 4 August - Basics of Beekeeping 11 August - Home Food Preservation Register online at http://go.ncsu.edu/farmsteading or call the Extension Office at 336-242-2080. For more information check out the event flyer: Fundamentals of Farmsteading

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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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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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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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Master Gardeners Host 12th Annual Garden Tour

This year’s garden tour, celebrating 12 years, will feature home gardens in the Country Club area east of Fairview Drive in Lexington. Saturday, June 4, 2016 – 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Sunday, MORE »

2016 Davidson County 4-H Summer Fun

4-H Summer Fun Info is now available!  Click the below links for all the information you will need! 2016 4-H Summer Fun Brochure 2016 Summer Registration 4-H Enrollment Form Fillable PDF 4-H Medical MORE »

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Extension Advisory Council Visits Local Farm

North Carolina Cooperative Extension has offices in each county in North Carolina and on the Cherokee Reservation. The mission of Cooperative Extension is to partner “with communities to deliver education and technology that MORE »

Safe Plates- Food Safety Manager Certification

What is NC Safe Plates?   NC Safe Plates is a food safety certification course developed by North Carolina State University. Certification is provided by the National Registry of Food Safety Professionals. Who MORE »

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EVENTS View All
Fundamentals of FarmsteadingThu Jul 28, 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM— 5 days away
Fundamentals of FarmsteadingThu Aug 4, 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM— 2 weeks away
Fundamentals of FarmsteadingThu Aug 11, 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM— 3 weeks away
Holiday - Office ClosedMon Sep 5 - Mon Sep 5, 2016 - ALL DAY— 1 month away
Davidson County FairMon Sep 19 - Sat Sep 24, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Davidson County Fairgrounds, Lexington, NC
— 2 months away
Davidson County Cattlemen's MeetingMon Oct 3, 2016
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM— 2 months away
North Carolina State FairThu Oct 13 - Sun Oct 23, 2016 - ALL DAY— 3 months away
Regional BQA TrainingThu Nov 3 - Thu Nov 3, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Stanly County, NC, USA
— 3 months away
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