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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 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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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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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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New Strawberry
Diagnostic Tool

An interdisciplinary team of  NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences extension specialists have created a new, mobile-friendly, database driven tool to help strawberry growers visually diagnose disorders. The new Strawberry Diagnostic Key provides a way to filter by visual characteristics to identify problems. Results include details about the disorders and possible management strategies. The Strawberry Diagnostic Key was developed with funding in part from the Strawberry Sustainability Initiativethe Walmart FoundationUniversity of ArkansasSouthern Region IPM CenterNorth Carolina State University Cooperative Extension Service and the North Carolina Strawberry Association.

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Brown stink bug feeding above the crown of seedling corn. This will result in leaf holes, but probably not stunting, tillering, or plant death.

How to Avoid a Stink Bug Disaster in Corn popular

Stink bug pressure is already heavy this year.  A lot of seedling injury has been reported (see previous article).  This is caused from adults that overwintered from last year, either in soybean stubble, MORE » – from   Entomology

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Butterflies in Your Backyard popular

New and Improved and even better than before, “Butterflies in Your Backyard” has been updated and  re-released with a beautiful new cover.  Available for free on-line, both as a pdf and, for easy MORE » – from   Gardening

Tobacco flea beetle. Photo via Sterling Southern.

Organic tobacco flea beetle management popular

In addition to questions about organic aphid management in tobacco, I have also received several questions about organic flea beetle management. Most of these questions have been some version of “What organically acceptable 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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2016 Summer Fun

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 MORE »

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Piedmont Farm School popular

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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EVENTS View All
Town of Mocksville Farmers Market openWed Jun 1, 2016
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM— 19 hours away
Peachtree Market openFri Jun 3, 2016
3:30 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Wake Forest Baptist/Davie Medical Center parking lot, Hwy 801, Bermuda Run, NC
— 3 days away
Town of Mocksville Farmers Market openWed Jun 8, 2016
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM— 1 week away
Peachtree Market openFri Jun 10, 2016
3:30 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Wake Forest Baptist/Davie Medical Center parking lot, Hwy 801, Bermuda Run, NC
— 1 week away
Shooting SportsSat Jun 11, 2016
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM— 2 weeks away
Town of Mocksville Farmers Market openWed Jun 15, 2016
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM— 2 weeks away
Peachtree Market openFri Jun 17, 2016
3:30 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Wake Forest Baptist/Davie Medical Center parking lot, Hwy 801, Bermuda Run, NC
— 2 weeks away
4-H Explorers Club MeetingMon Jun 20, 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM— 3 weeks away
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