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NC Cooperative Extension Service

New Mailing
Address

The Hertford County Extension office will no longer be receiving mail using PO Box 188. Please use the following address from this point forward.  Our new mailing address is Hertford County Extension 301 W. Tryon St. Winton, NC 27986.  Thank you and sorry for an inconvenience.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

New Mailing
Address

The Hertford County Extension office will no longer be receiving mail using PO Box 188. Please use the following address from this point forward.  Our new mailing address is Hertford County Extension 301 W. Tryon St. Winton, NC 27986.  Thank you and sorry for an inconvenience.

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Start a 4-H Club
Today!

4-H started right here in Hertford County over 100 years ago.  Why not make something old new again and start your very own 4-H club today?  It is free to become a 4-H member and most of our programs are either free or low cost.  Want more info?  Give us a call at 358-7822, email Stephanie Parker-Helmkamp at stephanie_m_parker@ncsu.edu or stop by the Extension Office at 301 W. Tryon Street, Winton, NC.  See you soon!

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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 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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Farmers Market open
for the 2016 Season!

The Winton Farmers Market will open for the 2016 season on may 6th.  Hours of operation are 3pm - 6pm every Friday.  The market is located 205 South Main Street Winton, NC.  Come out and support our local vendors. To visit their facebook page click here.

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Hopper burn damage from potato leaf hopper on red maple

Maple Nursery IPM Update popular

I had several questions related to problems with maples last week. In the process I noticed damage from maple spider mite, hopper burn (potato leaf hopper), maple shoot borer, anthracnose, and canker diseases. MORE » – from   Wilson County Center

Bumble bee on coneflower. Photo by Debbie Roos.

Pollinator Garden Tour Wednesday July 13 popular

Wednesday July 13 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

Frost ring on apple. Photo by Debbie Roos.

Frost Ring on Apples popular

Some apple growers are noticing that some of their apples are looking a little strange, with odd colored scabby rings around the fruit. This is called frost ring and is a result of the MORE » – from   Growing Small Farms

2016 4-H Summer Fun

2016 4-H Summer Fun Sign Up

Hey everyone it is finally here!! The 2016 4-H Summer Fun booklet is hot off the press.  We look forward to a fantastic summer working with area youth.  To see what’s happening click MORE »

2016 4-H NED Ag Science Camp

NED Ag-Science Campers Needed!

Attention all Hertford County rising 6th – 10 graders!  We are looking for individuals that have an interest in the following categories: Animal Science Horticulture Science Crop Science/Biotechnology Wildlife/Environmental Science If this is MORE »

17th Annual Earth Day Celebration

17th Annual Earth Day Celebration will be held on Saturday, May 7th from 9am to 12noon at the North Carolina Virginia Station off Railroad St. in downtown Ahoskie. Help us promote recycling and MORE »

4-H County Activity Day Flyer

Hertford County 4-H Activity Day

Attention all interested 4-Her’s! The deadline to register for District Activity Day has been extended until Friday, April 15th, 2016. Please see the information below for more details. Attention all 4-H’ers!!  It’s time MORE »

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2016 4-H Summer Camp Registration has begun!!

Interested in learning lifelong skills and creating lifelong friendships?  Join Hertford County 4-H at the 4-H Eastern Center in Columbia, NC from June 26th  through July 1st.   Kids aged 8 – 14 will MORE »

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EVENTS View All
4-H Livestock Show and Sale Committee MeetingMon Aug 1, 2016
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Murfree Center in Murfreesboro NC
— 1 week away
4-H Livestock Show and Sale Committee MeetingMon Sep 5, 2016
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Murfree Center in Murfreesboro NC
— 1 month away
4-H Livestock Show and Sale Committee MeetingMon Oct 3, 2016
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Murfree Center in Murfreesboro NC
— 2 months away
4-H Livestock Show and Sale Committee MeetingMon Nov 7, 2016
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Murfree Center in Murfreesboro NC
— 3 months away
4-H Livestock Show and Sale Committee MeetingMon Dec 5, 2016
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Murfree Center in Murfreesboro NC
— 4 months away
4-H Livestock Show and Sale Committee MeetingMon Jan 2, 2017
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Murfree Center in Murfreesboro NC
— 5 months away
4-H Livestock Show and Sale Committee MeetingMon Feb 6, 2017
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Murfree Center in Murfreesboro NC
— 6 months away
4-H Livestock Show and Sale Committee MeetingMon Mar 6, 2017
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Murfree Center in Murfreesboro NC
— 7 months away
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