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Consumer Horticulture

Extension's Gardening Portal at NC State University provides access to a wealth of information, events and resources for gardeners in North Carolina.  Managed by the State Urban Horticulture Specialist and Cooperative Extension Horticulture Agents throughout the state, it is your doorway to guidance about successfully growing vegetables, herbs, fruits, flowers and ornamentals in your landscape.

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Daisy

Consumer Horticulture

Extension's Gardening Portal at NC State University provides access to a wealth of information, events and resources for gardeners in North Carolina.  Managed by the State Urban Horticulture Specialist and Cooperative Extension Horticulture Agents throughout the state, it is your doorway to guidance about successfully growing vegetables, herbs, fruits, flowers and ornamentals in your landscape.

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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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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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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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State Climate Office
of North Carolina

Our partners at the State Climate Office of North Carolina provide the most accurate climate information to the citizens of our state. Their website includes recent news from their Twitter feed, featured products, quick links, and a map of data from their ECONet weather stations. You can also view data from more than 1,000 Southeastern weather stations on their full CRONOS map or follow their blog.

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Nickels for Know-How Referendum

The Nickels for Know-How Referendum will be held on Tuesday, November 1, 2016.  The Davie County Cooperative Extension office, located at 180 South Main Street in Mocksville, will serve as the polling place.  MORE »

Honey bee. Photo: Jeremy Slone

Studying Strawberry Pollination popular

Our laboratory is excited to begin a new project aimed at answering several questions about pollination ecology in strawberries.These questions are: 1. What insects pollinate commercially grown strawberries in the southeast? 2. How are MORE » – from   Entomology

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Batcrow Farms Follows a Dream popular

Derrick Sides grew up on a farm and has a love of the land and agriculture but his perspective is unique. Having been an artist and involved in local government he decided to try MORE » – from   NC Farm School

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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Peachtree Market openFri Aug 26, 2016 Today
3:30 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Wake Forest Baptist/Davie Medical Center parking lot, Hwy 801, Bermuda Run, NC
— 7 hours ago
Peachtree Market openFri Sep 2, 2016
3:30 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Wake Forest Baptist/Davie Medical Center parking lot, Hwy 801, Bermuda Run, NC
— 7 days away
Peachtree Market openFri Sep 9, 2016
3:30 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Wake Forest Baptist/Davie Medical Center parking lot, Hwy 801, Bermuda Run, NC
— 2 weeks away
Shooting SportsSat Sep 10, 2016
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM— 2 weeks away
Peachtree Market openFri Sep 16, 2016
3:30 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Wake Forest Baptist/Davie Medical Center parking lot, Hwy 801, Bermuda Run, NC
— 3 weeks away
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