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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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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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Quality Hay Making Tips

Set baler pickup tines about one inch above the ground. This helps prevent contaminating the hay with dirt, which raises ash percentages and reduces digestibility. Baler wear and tear caused by picking up MORE »

4-H Mini Garden

It is time to sign up for Mini Garden. If you would like to participate in the Mini Garden Program please call the 4-H Center by Friday, April 15. Seeds will be available MORE »

SummerCamp

4-H Summer Opportunities

Alexander 4-H Summer Opportunities Calendar is now available.  Lots of fun events have been planned and we look forward to spending the summer with your youth.  If you have any questions please call MORE »

A New 4-H Horse Club

We are excited to announce that we are offering a new horse club for 4-H’ers. Denise Vick, of Alexander County, has opened up her equine facility for 4-H’ers who have an interest in MORE »

Commissioner’s Choice Awards

The Alexander County Commissioners, and North Carolina Cooperative Extension would like to recognize individual volunteers, organizations, communities, etc. for their hard work.  This can include, but is not limited to, school classroom volunteers, MORE »

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EVENTS View All
Livestock Club MeetingMon Jun 6, 2016
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
376 1st Avenue SW, Taylorsville, NC 28681
— 6 days away
Shooting Sports MeetingMon Jun 13, 2016
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM— 2 weeks away
Alexander Beekeepers MeetingMon Jun 13, 2016
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Where:
376 1st Avenue SW, Taylorsville, NC 28681
— 2 weeks away
Cornerstone CloversMon Jun 20, 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
376 1st Avenue SW, Taylorsville, NC 28681
— 3 weeks away
Livestock Club MeetingMon Jul 4, 2016
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
376 1st Avenue SW, Taylorsville, NC 28681
— 1 month away
Shooting Sports MeetingMon Jul 11, 2016
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM— 1 month away
Alexander Beekeepers MeetingMon Jul 11, 2016
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Where:
376 1st Avenue SW, Taylorsville, NC 28681
— 1 month away
Cornerstone CloversMon Jul 18, 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
376 1st Avenue SW, Taylorsville, NC 28681
— 2 months away
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