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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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Pressure Cooker

Pressure Canning Dial
Gauge Testing for Free

Dial gauge pressure canners need to be checked for accuracy each year. Why is this important? Over time as the canner lid is handled, bumped, or just used, the calibration of a dial gauge can become inaccurate. If it is off just a little bit, you may not notice the inaccuracy.

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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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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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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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Chatham County, the place to be!

Located right smack dab in the center of North Carolina is Chatham County.  Great food, large variety of events and festivals, several farmer’s markets, local shops offering one of a kind designs for MORE »

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Growing Culinary HerbsThu May 5, 2016
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Chatham Agriculture Buidling, 65 E. Chatham St., Pittsboro
— 5 days away
Growing Culinary HerbsFri May 6, 2016
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
Chatham Agriculture Building, 65 E. Chatham St., Pittsboro
— 5 days away
Safely Preserving at Home Thu May 12, 2016
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Chatham County: Cooperative Extension Service, 45 South St, Pittsboro, NC 27513, United States
— 2 weeks away
Safely Preserving at Home Fri May 13, 2016
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM Where:
Chatham County: Cooperative Extension Service, 45 South St, Pittsboro, NC 27513, United States
— 2 weeks away
Pollinator Day CelebrationSat May 14, 2016
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Pittsboro, NC
— 2 weeks away
Pollinator Garden Workshop & Garden TourWed May 18, 2016
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Pittsboro, NC
— 2 weeks away
Safely Preserving at HomeThu May 19, 2016
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Chatham County: Cooperative Extension Service, 45 South St, Pittsboro, NC 27513, United States
— 3 weeks away
Safely Preserving at HomeFri May 20, 2016
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM— 3 weeks away
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