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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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Interested in
Becoming a Master?

The Brunswick County Center of the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service will offer the Extension Master Gardenersm Volunteer Training beginning September 13, 2016. The Extension Master Gardenersm Volunteer Program is designed to instruct potential volunteers on the basics of horticulture and gardening in Coastal North Carolina using research-based information from NC State University, NC A&T University, and other land-grant college systems. Class size is limited due to space, activities, and the need for interactive sessions.  Applicants will interview with the Horticulture Agent, Master Gardener Coordinator, and Extension Master Gardener Volunteers in July. Ability to volunteer during normal business hours will be a key component for selection. The course is ideal for beginners as well as advanced gardeners who want to enhance their gardening skills and use this knowledge to serve their community. Course participants will receive over 40 hours of training from Horticulture Extension Staff in a variety of subjects such as coastal soils, composting, fertilizers, adjusting soil pH, lawn care, landscape plants, fruit and vegetable gardening, indoor plant care, insect and pest management, plant disease management, integrated pest management, and safe pesticide use. Classes will meet 9 a.m. – 12 noon every Tuesday and Thursday beginning September 13th through November 1st at the Brunswick County Extension Center located in the Government Complex in Bolivia. The cost of the course is $160, which covers the cost of an Extension Master Gardenersm Volunteer Reference Notebook and other class materials. An application must be completed and returned to the Cooperative Extension Service no later than Friday, July 1 2016 to apply for the course. For an application form, contact the Cooperative Extension Service at (910) 253-2610 and ask for Gina Britton. Following successful completion of course, participants will be certified as Extension Master Gardenersm Volunteers by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service.

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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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Understanding Plant Diseases: Part 1

For all the challenges of growing plants in our region, there are probably known more diverse and frustrating to understand as those that arise due to plant disease. While some can be severe, MORE »

Master Food Volunteer Pilot Program

The Brunswick County Cooperative Extension Service is seeking 5-10 interested community members to volunteer as they participate in the Master Food Volunteer (MFV) pilot program with fourteen other counties from across the state. MORE »

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

runswick County Cooperative Extension and Brunswick County Department of Social Services are acknowledging Child Abuse Prevention Month for April 2016 with several events. Campaign activities during April in recognition of National Child Abuse MORE »

A Place at the Table

Bring your family and friends and join us March 11th at the BCC Leland Campus at 6:30pm for “A Place at the Table”, a film focusing on food insecurity in America and how MORE »

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Women's Forestry 101 Workshop & Field DayTue Jun 7, 2016
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
2324 Borough Rd, Currie, NC 28435, USA
— 2 weeks away
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