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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 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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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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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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Happy New Year from Union County 4-H!

Union County 4-H has a special gift for you all! The latest newsletter is fresh off the press! It’s filled with great information for youth, parents, and volunteers to MORE »

2016 Equine Health Symposium

The 2016 Equine Health Symposium hosted by the NCSU College of Veterinary Medicine will be held March 5-6, 2016 at the vet school lin Raleigh. Registration for this even is now open. Each MORE »

2015 Union County Farm City Banquet

COME JOINT US!!! FARM CITY BANQUET Thursday, September 24th will be the date. At the Union County Agricultural Services & Conference Center 3230 Presson Road, Monroe, NC 28112 Meal to begin at 6:15 MORE »

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C/Community LeadershipMon Feb 15, 2016
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM— Tomorrow
C/Community LeadershipMon Feb 22, 2016
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM— 1 week away
C/Community LeadershipMon Feb 29, 2016
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM— 2 weeks away
Southern Piedmont Local Foods ConferenceThu Mar 3, 2016
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
Union County Agriculture Services 3230 Presson Rd. Monroe, NC 28110
— 3 weeks away
C/Community LeadershipMon Mar 7, 2016
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM— 3 weeks away
C/Community LeadershipMon Mar 14, 2016
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM— 4 weeks away
Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh LessMon Mar 14, 2016
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
Monroe Aquatics and Fitness Center, 2325 Hanover Drive, Monroe, NC 28110, United States
— 4 weeks away
Project Learning Tree K-12 WorkshopSat Mar 19, 2016
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
Queens University of Charlotte, 1900 Selwyn Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28207, United States
— 1 month away
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