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Fruits and vegetable produce stand

Horticulture
InfoSearches Provide Answers!

Looking for answers to fruit, vegetable, weed or floriculture questions? The NC State University Department of Horticulture invites you to try their powerful, but focused search engines designed to provide answers from the scientific literature, trade and association magazines/websites and NC State University, and archive (repository of literature dating back to the 1800s).  Use these search engines for all of your fruit, vegetable, weed and floriculture questions. Floriculture InfoSearch Fruit InfoSearch Vegetable InfoSearch Weed InfoSearch

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Fruits and vegetable produce stand

Horticulture
InfoSearches Provide Answers!

Looking for answers to fruit, vegetable, weed or floriculture questions? The NC State University Department of Horticulture invites you to try their powerful, but focused search engines designed to provide answers from the scientific literature, trade and association magazines/websites and NC State University, and archive (repository of literature dating back to the 1800s).  Use these search engines for all of your fruit, vegetable, weed and floriculture questions. Floriculture InfoSearch Fruit InfoSearch Vegetable InfoSearch Weed InfoSearch

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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 panels

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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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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Munsell color book being used to determine the hue, value and chroma of a soil.

Soil 101: Introduction
to Soil – Online!

Understanding soil is a basic skill needed by anyone interested in agriculture, environmental science, gardening, natural resource management, and water quality. Traditionally, to gain that skill, a person has had to pay college tuition and spend long hours in a classroom. Now, with the power of the internet at your fingertips, the NC Cooperative Extension Service is bringing a first class Introduction to Soil education to your office, dining room table, or local coffee shop. Learn more about this open online course at http://go.ncsu.edu/introduction-to-soil

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Insect and Weed Management in Row Crops

Herbicide resistant weeds found in our area are a real concern for agriculture in our area, and for the researchers at NC State University who are working to provide solutions to the situation. MORE »

Shine the Light on Medicare

Do you have questions about Medicare, your health care coverage or your drug plan? Are you turning 65 this year? All your questions will be answered on Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at 10:00 MORE »

Stoudemire/Terracing Scholarships Now Available

The Lincoln County office of NC Cooperative Extension is proud to accept applications for the George A Stoudemire Scholarship and the Lincoln County Farmer Terracing Scholarship. Extension scholarship applications are due by April 15, MORE »

Plant-sale

2016 Plant Sale

The annual plant sale is now in progress.  We’re offering blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, grapes, and an elderberry this year.  Complete the order form and send your payment to NC Cooperative Extension – Lincoln County Center by MORE »

Vegetable Production School

veg school flyer 2015 Vegetable Production School – December 16, 2015 – Hulls Grove Baptist Church, Vale – 9:30 am-1:30pm. Several NC State University specialists will be presenting. Lunch provided. Call to register MORE »

Senior Citizens Fall Craft Show

The Fall Craft Show and Sale, sponsored by the Lincoln County Senior Citizens, will be held Saturday, October 17, 2015 at the Boger City United Methodist Church, 2320 East Main Street, Lincolnton from MORE »

Forage Management After it Rains

October is practically here and now that the area has received beneficial rains, there are some opportunities to grow some forage where we once thought all was lost! Before cold weather sets in MORE »

Pesticide Credits Available

ALL CATEGORY PESTICIDE CREDITS AVAILABLE Several pesticide recertification opportunities are coming up at the Lincoln County Cooperative Extension Service, 115 West Main St., Lincolnton NC 28092 for “V”, “X” AND all ground commercial MORE »

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EVENTS View All
4-H Sassy Stitches Sewing ClubTue Feb 9, 2016
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM— 12 hours ago
Lincoln County Farmers Market @ DSSThu Feb 11, 2016
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Lincoln County Department Of Social Services, 1136 East Main Street, Lincolnton, NC
— Tomorrow
Lincoln County Farmers Market in Downtown Lincolnton Sat Feb 13, 2016
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
225 W Water St, Lincolnton, NC 28092, USA
— 3 days away
Lincoln County Farmers Market @ DenverSat Feb 13, 2016
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Rock Springs Elementary School, 3633 Hwy 16 North, Denver, NC
— 3 days away
Lincoln County Farmers Market in Downtown Lincolnton Tue Feb 16, 2016
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
225 W Water St, Lincolnton, NC 28092, USA
— 6 days away
Lincoln County Farmers Market @ DSSThu Feb 18, 2016
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Lincoln County Department Of Social Services, 1136 East Main Street, Lincolnton, NC
— 1 week away
Lincoln County Farmers Market in Downtown Lincolnton Sat Feb 20, 2016
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
225 W Water St, Lincolnton, NC 28092, USA
— 1 week away
Lincoln County Farmers Market @ DenverSat Feb 20, 2016
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Rock Springs Elementary School, 3633 Hwy 16 North, Denver, NC
— 1 week away
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