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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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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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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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2016 Hay and Straw Directory

We are currently updating the Hay and Straw Directory for Orange and surrounding counties.  To view the 2015 directory or if you wish to be added to the directory, please follow the links MORE »

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2016 4-H Summer Sizzle Middle School CampMon Jun 20, 2016
7:45 AM - 5:45 PM Where:
A.L. Stanback Middle School Hillsborough, NC
— 2 months away
2016 4-H Summer Sizzle Middle School CampTue Jun 21, 2016
7:45 AM - 5:45 PM Where:
A.L. Stanback Middle School Hillsborough, NC
— 2 months away
2016 4-H Summer Sizzle Middle School CampWed Jun 22, 2016
7:45 AM - 5:45 PM Where:
A.L. Stanback Middle School Hillsborough, NC
— 2 months away
2016 4-H Summer Sizzle Middle School CampThu Jun 23, 2016
7:45 AM - 5:45 PM Where:
A.L. Stanback Middle School Hillsborough, NC
— 2 months away
2016 4-H Summer Sizzle Middle School CampFri Jun 24, 2016
7:45 AM - 5:45 PM Where:
A.L. Stanback Middle School Hillsborough, NC
— 2 months away
2016 4-H Summer Sizzle Middle School CampMon Jun 27, 2016
7:45 AM - 5:45 PM Where:
A.L. Stanback Middle School Hillsborough, NC
— 2 months away
2016 4-H Summer Sizzle Middle School CampTue Jun 28, 2016
7:45 AM - 5:45 PM Where:
A.L. Stanback Middle School Hillsborough, NC
— 2 months away
2016 4-H Summer Sizzle Middle School CampWed Jun 29, 2016
7:45 AM - 5:45 PM Where:
A.L. Stanback Middle School Hillsborough, NC
— 2 months away
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