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You can find Orange County Cooperative Extension on Facebook!  Click here to be taken to our Facebook page where you can “Like” us to receive the latest information on upcoming events, news, and more!

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Our Mission

Welcome to the Orange County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension. Orange County Cooperative Extension is dedicated to our mission of helping the citizens of Orange County by putting research-based knowledge to work for economic prosperity, environmental stewardship and an improved quality of life. Dr. Carl A. Matyac County Extension Director

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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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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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The Monthly Clover – August 2015 Edition

The new school year is finally here and so is the August Edition of “The Monthly Clover”. Please take a moment to view it here for details about upcoming events for 4-H’ers and MORE »

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Deborah Taylor’s Retirement Reception popular

September 25, 2015 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m., Hillsborough, NC After 33 years as an Extension Agent in Family and Consumer Sciences, Deborah Taylor plans to retire effective October 1, 2015. A retirement MORE »

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The Monthly Clover – June 2015 Edition

Summer is finally here and so is the June Edition of “The Monthly Clover”. Take a moment to view it here for details about upcoming events… Let us continue “To Make the Best MORE »

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The Monthly Clover – May 2015 Edition

Summer is almost here and so is the May Edition of “The Monthly Clover”. Take a moment to peruse it here for details about Summer Programs… CONGRATULATIONS to all of Graduating Seniors. We MORE »

April Newsletter

The Monthly Clover – April 2015 Edition

Warm Weather is here and so is the April Edition of “The Monthly Clover”. Take a moment to review it here for details about upcoming events… Congratulations to all 4-H youth that showed an animal at the MORE »

Summer Sizzle Middle School Camp

2015 Summer Sizzle Middle School Camp

Summer is just around the corner!  Check out our 4-H Summer Sizzle Middle School Camp for rising 6th, 7th and 8th graders. Click here for more information and registration MORE »

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Composting for Sustainability

The free workshop, “Composting for Sustainability,” will be held on Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. in the Food Lab of the Environment and Agricultural Center located at 306-E Revere Road in MORE »

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Bird Conservation in the Face of Future Climate Change WebinarThu Sep 10, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
http://www.sustainableforestswebinars.net/
— 6 days away
Deborah Taylor's Retirement ReceptionFri Sep 25, 2015
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Central Orange Senior Center
— 3 weeks away
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