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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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Alexander County 4-H Summer Opportunities

Summer break is just around the corner for many youth…do you have plans for them.  Alexander County 4-H has a summer full of opportunities for your youth. For a list of available programs MORE »

Household Hazardous Waste Day

In conjunction with Earth Day, the Alexander County Household Hazardous Waste/Shred It Day will take place Saturday April 25, 2015 in the County Administration Building parking lot. The purpose of this event is MORE »

Get out of Debt with PowerPay

Ready for less debt, fewer money worries, more cash and more living? If you are ready, PowerPay can help. PowerPay is a debt-reduction computer program that is easy to use, understand and follow. MORE »

Grow Your Own Vegetables Class

Are you interested in growing your own vegetables this summer? A class will be held Monday, March 23 at 6:30 p.m. at the Alexander Extension Center on how to prepare and maintain a MORE »

4-H Expressive Arts Entries Due March 30

We are accepting entries for the  4-H Fashion Contest, Craft Contest and Talent Contest. Below are the applications for each contest.  Each application explains the rules for the contest and when judging will MORE »

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Household Hazardous Waste DaySat Apr 25, 2015 Today
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
621 Liledoun Rd, Township of Taylorsville, NC 28681, USA
— 5 hours ago
[ProNR] Emergency Planning Webinar Thu Apr 30, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
— 5 days away
Livestock Club MeetingMon May 4, 2015
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
376 1st Avenue SW, Taylorsville, NC 28681
— 1 week away
State WHEP Contest-Kerr Scott Sat May 9 - Sat May 9, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Kerr Scott Dam & Reservoir, 499 Reservoir Road, Wilkesboro, NC 28697, United States
— 2 weeks away
Shooting Sports MeetingMon May 11, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM— 2 weeks away
Alexander Beekeepers MeetingMon May 11, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Where:
376 1st Avenue SW, Taylorsville, NC 28681
— 2 weeks away
Cornerstone CloversMon May 18, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
376 1st Avenue SW, Taylorsville, NC 28681
— 3 weeks away
Livestock Club MeetingMon Jun 1, 2015
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
376 1st Avenue SW, Taylorsville, NC 28681
— 1 month away
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