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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 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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2015 4-H Summer
Programs

We are now offering our exciting and fun-filled 4-H summer programs for 2015.  Spaces are limited (first come, first served) so sign up now!  Sign up starts on June 4th at the Wilkes Cooperative Extension Office from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. NO REGISTRATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED BEFORE THIS DATE. Please click this website to see our brochure: 4Hsummer2015

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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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Wilkes County 4-H
Programs

Check out our new website by clicking here!  wilkes4h.blogspot.com  Wilkes County 4-H offers monthly special interest programs, community clubs, and after school programs at eight community schools.For more information please contact the Wilkes County 4-H Office at 336-651-7331

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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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NC Community Gardening Conference popular

NORTH CAROLINA COMMUNITY GARDENING CONFERENCE Sponsored by NC Community Garden Partners Time: Garden tour Friday, 4/22/2016 4 – 6 PM; Conference and workshops Saturday, 4/23/2016 9 AM – 4 PM Location: Greenville, NC More MORE » – from   Community Gardens

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Too Much Fertilizer Is Not a Good Thing!

Concerned citizens who want to protect our environment often cite overuse of pesticides.  However, in my experience, many homeowners and commercial growers more commonly overuse fertilizers.  The application of too much fertilizer not MORE »

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Bloat in Cattle is Serious Business!!

With the recent warm days and the greening of pastures, cattle producers will need to start thinking about the prevention of bloat.  Bloat is a digestive disorder characterized by an accumulation of gas MORE »

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What is So Important About Soil pH??

We are always recommending that homeowners and commercial growers take soil samples to determine what they need to add to the soil to grow plants.  One of the most important results of any MORE »

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Master Gardener Association MeetingWed May 4, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Where:
Executive Drive, Executive Dr, Wilkesboro, NC 28697, USA
— Tomorrow
Market ChefSat May 7, 2016
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
CBV Loop, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659
— 4 days away
Wilkes Beekeeper's Association MeetingMon May 9, 2016
5:05 PM - 8:05 PM Where:
Executive Drive, Executive Dr, Wilkesboro, NC 28697, USA
— 6 days away
Memorial Day - Office ClosedMon May 30 - Mon May 30, 2016 - ALL DAY— 4 weeks away
Master Gardener Association MeetingWed Jun 1, 2016
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
416 Executive Drive, Wilkesboro
— 4 weeks away
Market ChefSat Jun 11, 2016
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
CBV Loop, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659
— 1 month away
Beekeepers Meeting - B Townes -984-1048Mon Jun 13, 2016
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Executive Drive, Executive Dr, Wilkesboro, NC 28697, USA
— 1 month away
Fourth of July - Office ClosedMon Jul 4 - Mon Jul 4, 2016 - ALL DAY— 2 months away
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