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Gardening E-Newsletter

Subscribe to the Chatham Gardener E-Newsletter to receive timely updates on sustainable lawn, garden and landscape care for the central NC Piedmont. Managed by Chatham Extension horticulture agent, Charlotte Glen, the Chatham Gardener E-Newsletter also shares announcements of upcoming gardening classes and events in Chatham County . To subscribe: Visit: http://go.ncsu.edu/subscribecg Scroll down to enter your email address in the "address" box Click on the subscribe button Other e-newsletters and listservs available from Chatham County Cooperative Extension: Chatham Green Industry News - News and announcements for green industry professionals in the central NC Piedmont. Managed by Chatham Extension horticulture agent, Charlotte Glen. Visit http://go.ncsu.edu/subscribecgi to subscribe. Small Farmer and Sustainable Agriculture - Debbie Roos, Chatham Extension sustainable agriculture agent, manages several listservs. Topics include beekeeping, pastured poultry, medicinal herbs, sustainable agriculture, and more. For a complete list and instructions on how to subscribe, visit http://growingsmallfarms.ces.ncsu.edu/growingsmallfarms-listserve/. Nutrition and Home Food Preservation - Shares information and announcements related to nutrition, wellness, and home food preservation. Managed by Chatham Extension family and consumer sciences agent, Phyllis Smith. To subscribe, email Phyllis at phyllis_smith@ncsu.edu and request to be added to the list.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Gardening E-Newsletter

Subscribe to the Chatham Gardener E-Newsletter to receive timely updates on sustainable lawn, garden and landscape care for the central NC Piedmont. Managed by Chatham Extension horticulture agent, Charlotte Glen, the Chatham Gardener E-Newsletter also shares announcements of upcoming gardening classes and events in Chatham County . To subscribe: Visit: http://go.ncsu.edu/subscribecg Scroll down to enter your email address in the "address" box Click on the subscribe button Other e-newsletters and listservs available from Chatham County Cooperative Extension: Chatham Green Industry News - News and announcements for green industry professionals in the central NC Piedmont. Managed by Chatham Extension horticulture agent, Charlotte Glen. Visit http://go.ncsu.edu/subscribecgi to subscribe. Small Farmer and Sustainable Agriculture - Debbie Roos, Chatham Extension sustainable agriculture agent, manages several listservs. Topics include beekeeping, pastured poultry, medicinal herbs, sustainable agriculture, and more. For a complete list and instructions on how to subscribe, visit http://growingsmallfarms.ces.ncsu.edu/growingsmallfarms-listserve/. Nutrition and Home Food Preservation - Shares information and announcements related to nutrition, wellness, and home food preservation. Managed by Chatham Extension family and consumer sciences agent, Phyllis Smith. To subscribe, email Phyllis at phyllis_smith@ncsu.edu and request to be added to the list.

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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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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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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Soil Testing

Find your soil test report online at http://ncagr.gov/agronomi/sthome.htm Learn more about soil testing for home lawns and gardens:  http://chatham.ces.ncsu.edu/soil-testing-for-lawns-and-gardens/

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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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Farm Transition Planning: Strategies and Solutions

Farm Transition Planning: Strategies and Solutions   For more information click here https://www.ces.ncsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Farm-Transistion-2016.pdf   Another learning opportunity!  For ease of registration you may click on the following link and register using the Google MORE »

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February Events with Chatham County 4-H

Feb. 6-7 – 4-H Volunteer Leaders’ Conference in Raleigh (McKimmon Center) Feb. 10 – Deadline to RSVP for Chatham Co. 4-H Achievement Night on Feb. 19th Feb. 13 – North Central District Horse MORE »

Salad from local veggies and edible flowers. Photo by Debbie Roos.

Survey for Specialty Crop Producers popular

Note: This survey is intended for farmers who grow vegetables, herbs, fruits, nuts, cut flowers, and/or nursery and greenhouse crops. Announcement from the North Carolina Agriculture and Forestry Adaptation Work Group: North Carolina ranks in MORE » – from   Growing Small Farms

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Eat Smart/Move More – Take ControlMon Feb 15 - Mon Feb 15, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Chatham County: Cooperative Extension Service, 65 East Chatham Street, Pittsboro, NC, United States
— 3 days away
Eat Smart/Move More – Take ControlMon Feb 22 - Mon Feb 22, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Chatham County: Cooperative Extension Service, 65 East Chatham Street, Pittsboro, NC, United States
— 1 week away
Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program Information SessionTue Feb 23, 2016
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
Chatham Agriculture Building, 65 East Chatham St., Pittsboro
— 2 weeks away
Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program Information SessionWed Feb 24, 2016
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
Chatham Agriculture Building, 65 E. Chatham St., Pittsboro
— 2 weeks away
Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program Information SessionThu Feb 25, 2016
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Chatham Agriculture Building, 65 E. Chatham St., Pittsboro
— 2 weeks away
Blueberry Pruning DemonstrationSat Feb 27, 2016
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Pittsboro, NC
— 2 weeks away
Eat Smart/Move More – Take ControlMon Feb 29 - Mon Feb 29, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Chatham County: Cooperative Extension Service, 65 East Chatham Street, Pittsboro, NC, United States
— 2 weeks away
Growing Fruits and Berries 101Tue Mar 1, 2016
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Chatham Agriculture Building, 65 East Chatham St., Pittsboro
— 3 weeks away
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