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Piedmont Farm School
Students

Lyndsy Gallins and Mandy Self enjoy watermelon at a farm stop.  Both are Davie County residents who are participating in the 2014 Piedmont Farm School for beginning and transitioning farmers.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Piedmont Farm School
Students

Lyndsy Gallins and Mandy Self enjoy watermelon at a farm stop.  Both are Davie County residents who are participating in the 2014 Piedmont Farm School for beginning and transitioning farmers.

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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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Summer Fun 2016

Summer Fun Registration will be Thursday, April 21st at 8:30 am. The flyer is below. SF Flier 2016 - Click on the link to left for full flyer and registration sheet. Please click on the 4-H Youth Development link on the left-hand side and scroll down to Davie 4-H Summer Fun Program to download the required forms. All participants will need to have a 4-H enrollment form. The medical Form will need to be notarized.

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Electronics Recycle Day - July 30, 7:30 am to Noon

Electronics Recycle
day

Bring old electronics to the Davie County Landfill on July 30 to get them recycled.

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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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Datana spp. caterpillars feeding on blueberry. Photo via NC State University Plant Disease and Insect Clinic.

What to watch for: Caterpillars in berries popular

The season’s first question about caterpillars in blueberries has arrived, so growers and homeowners should be on the look out for developing populations. Several caterpillars species in the genus Datana feed on NC MORE » – from   Entomology

Earworms/Bollworms in Bt Corn popular

Earworms (known as bollworm in cotton) have been fairly absent in our system over the past few years.  Arguably, at least a small part of this has to be due to widespread plantings MORE » – from   Entomology

Raffle Winner Kerrie and Master Gardener Terry

Master Gardener Plant Sale Raffle Winner

Kerrie Duck of Kernersville (left) is the lucky winner of the beautiful wooden and copper trellis created by Master Gardener Terry Thornett. Each year the Davie County Extension Master Gardener Volunteers hold an MORE »

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Piedmont Farm School

The Piedmont Farm School is a 7-month educational program that trains beginning and transitioning farmers with a strong commitment to operate successful small-scale, sustainable farms.  The school offers seven business-planning seminars, which will MORE » – from   Forsyth County Center

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Town of Mocksville Farmers Market openWed Jul 27, 2016
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM— 3 days away
Peachtree Market openFri Jul 29, 2016
3:30 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Wake Forest Baptist/Davie Medical Center parking lot, Hwy 801, Bermuda Run, NC
— 5 days away
Town of Mocksville Farmers Market openWed Aug 3, 2016
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM— 1 week away
Peachtree Market openFri Aug 5, 2016
3:30 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Wake Forest Baptist/Davie Medical Center parking lot, Hwy 801, Bermuda Run, NC
— 2 weeks away
Working Forest Summit 4Wed Aug 10, 2016
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
Cabarrus Arena & Events Center, 4751 NC-49, Concord, NC 28025, USA
— 2 weeks away
Town of Mocksville Farmers Market openWed Aug 10, 2016
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM— 2 weeks away
Peachtree Market openFri Aug 12, 2016
3:30 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Wake Forest Baptist/Davie Medical Center parking lot, Hwy 801, Bermuda Run, NC
— 3 weeks away
Shooting SportsSat Aug 13, 2016
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM— 3 weeks away
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