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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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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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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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2016 Summer Sizzle Middle School Camp popular

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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The Monthly Clover – December 2015 Edition

The December Edition of The Monthly Clover is here...  It includes information on events in the new year including Winterfest and the Volunteer Leader’s Conference.  Check it out for details… Happy Holidays and Happy New MORE »

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2016 PLANT Class Announcement

The ninth annual PLANT@Breeze Class starts on Wednesday, January 13, 2016.  This class covers many production and business related topics for aspiring farmers.  Each class meets for three hours, from 6:00 PM to MORE »

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PLANT ClassWed Feb 10, 2016
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Orange County Cooperative Extension Food Lab
— 4 days away
PLANT ClassWed Feb 17, 2016
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Orange County Cooperative Extension Food Lab
— 2 weeks away
PLANT ClassWed Feb 24, 2016
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Orange County Cooperative Extension Food Lab
— 3 weeks away
PLANT ClassWed Mar 2, 2016
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Orange County Cooperative Extension Food Lab
— 4 weeks away
Central Piedmont Livestock Show and SaleWed Apr 13, 2016
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM— 2 months away
Central Piedmont Livestock Show and SaleThu Apr 14, 2016
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM— 2 months away
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
— 4 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
— 4 months away
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