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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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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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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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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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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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2016 Master Gardener Training Class popular

The NC Extension Master Gardener program in Orange County is a joint endeavor of the NC State Extension Service and gardening volunteers.  The program is designed to recruit and train volunteers to help meet MORE »

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The Monthly Clover – June 2016 Edition

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

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The Monthly Clover – April 2016 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 »

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Pesticide Applicator “V” Training

There will be a pesticide recertification class for “V” credits on Thursday, March 3 from 6 to 8 p.m.  The class will be held at the NC Extension Center in Hillsborough (306-E Revere MORE »

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2016 Summer Sizzle Middle School Camp

Summer is right 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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The Monthly Clover – January 2016 Edition

The January Edition of The Monthly Clover is here...  It includes information on upcoming events including Achievement Night and Summer camping options like Betsy-Jeff Penn 4-H Center, Camp Hope and Summer Sizzle.  Details of MORE »

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Webinar - Assessing Sustainability for Agricultural and Urban ForestsThu Aug 11, 2016
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Where:
forestrywebinars.net
— 2 weeks away
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