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Madison County
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Madison County Extension has a Facebook page, along with Madison County 4-H and Madison County Family and Consumer Sciences  Check us out and like our pages to see what's happening, such as; upcoming events, meetings and workshops, educational information from each of our agents and pictures.

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Madison County
Extension is on Facebook

Madison County Extension has a Facebook page, along with Madison County 4-H and Madison County Family and Consumer Sciences  Check us out and like our pages to see what's happening, such as; upcoming events, meetings and workshops, educational information from each of our agents and pictures.

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Join Madison County
4-H!

Interested in joining Madison County 4-H? We have many opportunities for youth ages 5-19. Clubs, special events, presentations, project records, community service, friends, and fun are just the icing on the cake. Please call Eve Kindley or Vickie Burick at (828) 649-2411 to learn how you can be part of this great organization. We are looking forward to hearing from you!

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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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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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Madison County 4-H 2016 Kick-off Celebration!

Come to the 2016 4-H Kick-Off! Madison County NC 4-H members, parents, leaders – it’s for YOU! We’ll kick off the new 4-H year on Friday, January 29 at the Cooperative Extension Center MORE »

2015 4-H Summer Camp Success!

Time flew by this June and July as campers arrived for session after session of summertime fun! The offerings included 4-H Horse Camp, 4-H Cloverbud Wacky & Wild Science Camp, 4-H Cloverbud Spanish MORE »

Will You Donate a Broad Ax?

Will You Donate a Broad Ax? The Appalachian Barn Alliance has assembled a display of barn building tools which is on permanent display in the lobby of the Madison County Cooperative Extension Office. MORE »

Why Take Time for Soil Testing

Often, farmers question the need to perform regular soil testing because they only grow grass and other forages for the livestock on their farm. However, that grass or hay is the main source MORE »

Sales Tax Exemption Changes

There are some upcoming changes to sales tax exemption regulation for farmers. Most farmers currently hold an “Agriculture Exemption” certificate from the NC Department of Revenue (NC DOR) that exempts them from paying MORE »

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NC Safe Plates Tue May 24, 2016
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
Yancey County Cooperative Extension Center, 30 East US Hwy 19E Bypass, Burnsville, NC 28714
— 3 weeks away
NC Safe Plates Thu May 26, 2016
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
Yancey County Cooperative Extension Center, 30 East US Hwy 19E Bypass, Burnsville, NC 28714
— 3 weeks away
Western North Carolina Sustainable Forestry ConferenceThu Jun 2, 2016
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Where:
Lake Logan Episcopal Center, 25 Wormy Chestnut Ln, Canton, NC 28716, United States
— 4 weeks away
CPP classes AshevilleFri Aug 12, 2016
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
The North Carolina Arboretum, 100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way, Asheville, NC 28806, United States
— 3 months away
CPP classes AshevilleFri Aug 19, 2016
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
The North Carolina Arboretum, 100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way, Asheville, NC 28806, United States
— 3 months away
CPP classes AshevilleFri Aug 26, 2016
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
The North Carolina Arboretum, 100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way, Asheville, NC 28806, United States
— 4 months away
CPP classes AshevilleFri Sep 2, 2016
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
The North Carolina Arboretum, 100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way, Asheville, NC 28806, United States
— 4 months away
CPP classes AshevilleFri Sep 9, 2016
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
The North Carolina Arboretum, 100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way, Asheville, NC 28806, United States
— 4 months away
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