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McDowell County Agriculture 2012 Census

McDowell County
Agriculture Facts

McDowell County Agriculture 2012 Census

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McDowell County Agriculture 2012 Census

McDowell County
Agriculture Facts

McDowell County Agriculture 2012 Census

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Local Foods
Directory

The North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service-McDowell County Center is developing a local foods directory of farm products grown in the county.

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McDowell County
Extension Center on Social Media

McDowell County Extension Center uses Social Media.

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Local Foods
Directory

The North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service-McDowell County Center is developing a local foods directory of farm products grown in the county.

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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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New Video: Gardening When Deer Live Nearby

Enjoy this excellent new 20 minute video on strategies for coexisting with deer in the landscape. Lois Chatham and Sara Haigh, Extension Master Gardener Volunteers in Dare County,  identify deer resistant plants and strategies to keep deer MORE » – from   Gardening

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New Video on Gardening on The Outer Banks

Check out this outstanding new video by Extension Master Gardener Volunteers in Dare County! Kudos to Shannon Brooks and her whole team, especially EMGV Barbara Koeblin, the media talent for this 23 minute episode MORE » – from   Gardening

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Racial Equity in Farm to School Workshops

One-day workshops on Racial Equity in Farm to School workshops: at the intersections of food, farms, and education Training led by dRWorks and CEF Offer by FoodCorps NC, co-hosted by NC4H and CEFS Registration: https://testruefood.wufoo.com/forms/racial-equity-in-farm-to-school/ MORE » – from   Local Food

Protective measures of beehives during hurricanes

With uncertain track of hurricane Joaquin, there are some important considerations for beekeepers who may be affected by the heavy rain and winds. Please further disseminate to your local network of beekeepers. First, MORE »

2015 Jr. Horse and Livestock Show Results

The McDowell Agriculture Youth Foundation held the 69th annual Junior Livestock Show at the Agricultural Center in Marion.  Fifty-seven youth ages 5 to 19 from across the state participated by exhibiting their rabbits, MORE »

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2015 4-H Summer Discovery

4-H Summer Discovery is a collection of educational workshops, field trips, and hands-on activities planned especially for McDowell County youth.  This special program is designed to give youth positive learning opportunities and focus MORE »

Ground cover bees

March through May are typical months to notice the activity of ground-nesting bees in turf.  Activity has already been reported this year, despite the cool weather, and will likely increase in the coming weeks.  These bees MORE »

2015 McDowell Junior Horse Show

The Junior Horse Show will be Saturday, April 11th at 10:00am at the McDowell Saddle Club Show Grounds on Highway 226 South off 1-40. Attached are the rules, list of classes, premiums and MORE »

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Buzz on Beekeeping CourseSat Feb 13, 2016
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Where:
McDowell Technical Community College, 54 College Dr, Marion, NC 28752, United States
— 21 hours away
Healthy HabitsWed Feb 17, 2016
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
McDowell County Senior Center, Spaulding Road, Marion, McDowell, NC, United States
— 5 days away
Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Association MeetingThu Feb 18, 2016
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Extension Conference Room. 60 East Court St., Marion, NC 28752
— 6 days away
Small Space GardeningThu Feb 18, 2016
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
Extension Conference Room. 60 East Court St., Marion, NC 28752
— 6 days away
Extension Master GardenerThu Feb 18, 2016
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM— 6 days away
Local Food Advisory CouncilFri Feb 19, 2016
8:30 AM - 10:30 AM Where:
McDowell County Extension Office, 60 East Court Street, Marion, NC 28752
— 7 days away
Local Food Advisory Council MeetingFri Feb 19, 2016
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM Where:
NCCES-McDowell County Center, 60 East Court Street, MarIon, NC
— 7 days away
Buzz on Beekeeping CourseSat Feb 20, 2016
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Where:
McDowell Technical Community College, 54 College Dr, Marion, NC 28752, United States
— 1 week away
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