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The Power of
Knowledge

North Carolina Cooperative Extension takes the power of knowledge and brings it to the people of North Carolina. Find out more about North Carolina Cooperative Extension at http://www.ces.ncsu.edu

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

The Power of
Knowledge

North Carolina Cooperative Extension takes the power of knowledge and brings it to the people of North Carolina. Find out more about North Carolina Cooperative Extension at http://www.ces.ncsu.edu

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

The Union County
Vision

Extension's Mission North Carolina Cooperative Extension helps people improve the quality of their lives by providing research-based, informal educational opportunities focused on local issues and needs. Vision for the Union County Center To become the premier information source for Agriculture and Natural Resources, Community Resource Development, Family and Consumer Education, and 4-H and Youth Development. Conducting quality programs delivered by a highly competent staff of professionals, appreciated for their individual worth and empowered by their ability to improve the lives of others; all in an atmosphere where the freedom to achieve to their full potential is reflected in the organization's technical expertise and customer focus.

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Union County
Community Services Guide for Older Adults

The NC Cooperative Extension Union County Center, Council on Aging in Union County, Union County Older Adult Interagency Council and Ellen Fitzgerald Senior Center present the 2014-2015 Community Services Guide for Older Adults. Click below for a full listing. 2014-15 OlderAdults Guide

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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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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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Union County Staff Members Recognized

Union County NC Cooperative Extension Team is Recognized for High Achievement & Contribution Cheri Bennett, NC Cooperative Extension Program Assistant, Dustin Adcock, NC Cooperative Extension Local Foods Agent, and Nancie Mandeville, Union County MORE »

Spring shot of one of the beds in the pollinator garden featuring eastern ninebark, wild indigo, gallberry, garden heliotrope, bronze fennel, and more! Photo by Debbie Roos.

Pollinator Garden Tour Wednesday, May 11 popular

Wednesday May 11 at 5:30 pm Chatham County Agriculture Agent Debbie Roos will be giving a tour of Chatham County Cooperative Extension’s Pollinator Paradise Demonstration Garden at Chatham Mills in Pittsboro. The garden was designed to MORE » – from   Growing Small Farms

Water droplet photo by USDA NRCS

40 Gallon Challenge

Join the effort across North Carolina to conserve water.  Take the 40 Gallon Challenge!  The 40 Gallon Challenge is a call for residents and businesses to reduce our region’s water use on average by 40 MORE »

4-H Congress Registration is Available Now!

NC 4-H Congress’ registration is now available for teenagers in Union County. Teens must be 13 years or older to attend the event. NC 4-H Congress is July 15-19, 2016 in Raleigh, NC MORE »

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What can my teenager do this summer?

Are you looking for some exciting activities for your teenager? Union County 4-H has great programs and activities for your teenager to get involved with this summer. Each program is low or has MORE »

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5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
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5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
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— 3 months away
Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh LessMon Dec 12, 2016
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
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— 6 months away
Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh LessMon Mar 13, 2017
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
Monroe Aquatics and Fitness Center, 2325 Hanover Drive, Monroe, NC 28110, United States
— 9 months away
Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh LessMon Jun 12, 2017
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
Monroe Aquatics and Fitness Center, 2325 Hanover Drive, Monroe, NC 28110, United States
— 1 year away
Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh LessMon Sep 11, 2017
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
Monroe Aquatics and Fitness Center, 2325 Hanover Drive, Monroe, NC 28110, United States
— 1 year away
Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh LessMon Dec 11, 2017
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
Monroe Aquatics and Fitness Center, 2325 Hanover Drive, Monroe, NC 28110, United States
— 2 years away
Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh LessMon Mar 12, 2018
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
Monroe Aquatics and Fitness Center, 2325 Hanover Drive, Monroe, NC 28110, United States
— 2 years away
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