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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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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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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

Nickels for Know-How Referendum to be held on Tuesday November 1, 2016.  For details and voting locations please see links below. Brochure Summary MORE »

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Fun for Seniors

Terry Colville, Passmore Center Programs and Operations Manager, will discuss the variety of programs including classes, lunches, trips, volunteer opportunities and much more offered by the Orange County Department on Aging’s two senior MORE »

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2016 Business Planning Course

Orange County Cooperative Extension and SCORE of Chapel Hill are offering a Business Planning class for current and aspiring farmers beginning on October 19, 2016.  Students who participate in the class will also MORE »

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2016 Master Gardener Training Class

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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EVENTS View All
"X" Pesticide TrainingTue Sep 13, 2016
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
Orange County Extension Office, 306 e Revere Rd, Hillsborough, NC, United States
— 2 weeks away
"V" Pesticide TrainingTue Sep 13, 2016
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Where:
Orange County Extension Office, 306 e Revere Rd, Hillsborough, NC, United States
— 2 weeks away
Fun For Seniors - ECA ProgramThu Sep 15, 2016
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
Orange County Cooperative Extension Office
— 2 weeks away
"X" Pesticide TrainingThu Sep 22, 2016
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Where:
Orange County Extension Office, 306 e Revere Rd, Hillsborough, NC, United States
— 3 weeks away
"V" Pesticide TrainingThu Sep 22, 2016
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Orange County Extension Office, 306 e Revere Rd, Hillsborough, NC, United States
— 3 weeks away
Nickles for Know-How Referendum Voting DayTue Nov 1, 2016
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM— 2 months away
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