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Halifax County 4-Hers
Present Success at District Activity Day!

in Halifax County, we have eight youth who have conquered that fear and become stellar examples of presenters and public speakers. The twenty-two counties in the Northeast District hold a competition every year for 4-Hers to show off their skills in a variety of Presentation and Public Speaking Categories. The 2016 District Activity Day was a great success for Halifax County! Eight 4-Hers presented and came away with 7 medals!

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Halifax County 4-Hers
Present Success at District Activity Day!

in Halifax County, we have eight youth who have conquered that fear and become stellar examples of presenters and public speakers. The twenty-two counties in the Northeast District hold a competition every year for 4-Hers to show off their skills in a variety of Presentation and Public Speaking Categories. The 2016 District Activity Day was a great success for Halifax County! Eight 4-Hers presented and came away with 7 medals!

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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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New Strawberry
Diagnostic Tool

An interdisciplinary team of  NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences extension specialists have created a new, mobile-friendly, database driven tool to help strawberry growers visually diagnose disorders. The new Strawberry Diagnostic Key provides a way to filter by visual characteristics to identify problems. Results include details about the disorders and possible management strategies. The Strawberry Diagnostic Key was developed with funding in part from the Strawberry Sustainability Initiativethe Walmart FoundationUniversity of ArkansasSouthern Region IPM CenterNorth Carolina State University Cooperative Extension Service and the North Carolina Strawberry Association.

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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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Horse’n Around the 4-H Way

The 4-H Horse Program offers LOTS of ways youth can become involved in 4-H with their horses or just have kids who love horses involved in 4-H as well.  Below is a list MORE »

It’s Not Too Late to Have a Livestock Project!

Every year, 4-Hers in Halifax County participate in the 4-H Livestock Program.  4-Hers learn to how to raise, show, and sell a market animal.  They learn business and marketing skills, responsibility, and financial MORE »

Sign Up for 4-H Presentations!

4-H is devoted to developing leadership and workforce development skills in youth through innovative programming.  We strongly encourage 4-Hers to start this process through public speaking and presentations.  We know this can be MORE »

Harvest Days CANCELED

Due to the conditions of the grounds and inclement weather, the County of Halifax has decided to cancel Harvest Days.  We apologize for any inconvenience and hope that you will consider joining us MORE »

Record Book Workshop TONIGHT!

Record Books for 13-15 and 16-18 year olds are NEW!  If you are turning in a record book this year, come to our “Get Started” workshop!  We will have a special look at MORE »

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HOLIDAY - Memorial Day - Extension Office ClosedMon May 30, 2016
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
Ferrell Lane, Ferrell Ln, Halifax, NC 27839, USA
— 2 days away
Operation Restart School-Ending FormalSat Jun 4, 2016
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
Tillery, NC
— 1 week away
Halifax County Cattlemen's Beef RoastWed Jun 15, 2016
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM Where:
Agriculture Complex. 359 Ferrell Lane, Halifax, NC 27839
— 3 weeks away
4-H Horse CampMon Jun 20, 2016 @ 7:00 AM -
Fri Jun 24, 2016 @ 5:00 PM Where:
4-H Horse and Live Stock Complex/4-H Rural Life Center
— 3 weeks away
Operation Restart Summer ComponentMon Jun 20, 2016
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
Halifax, NC 27839, USA
— 3 weeks away
Operation Restart Summer ComponentTue Jun 21, 2016
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
Halifax, NC 27839, USA
— 3 weeks away
Operation Restart Summer ComponentWed Jun 22, 2016
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
Halifax, NC 27839, USA
— 4 weeks away
Operation Restart Summer ComponentThu Jun 23, 2016
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
Halifax, NC 27839, USA
— 4 weeks away
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