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Alamance County
Farmers Markets, Farms, & Local Foods Listing

Looking for local foods, farmers markets, and farms in Alamance County? Visit the Local Foods section of our website!

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Alamance County
Farmers Markets, Farms, & Local Foods Listing

Looking for local foods, farmers markets, and farms in Alamance County? Visit the Local Foods section of our website!

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Soil Samples

Are you looking for your soil sample results? Click soil sample box or click link below: http://www.ncagr.gov/agronomi/pals The Alamance County Cooperative Extension Service offers soil testing through the NC Department of Agriculture. Simply bring a sample of your soil to be sent off in a small box, complete the soil report form, and bring it to the Extension Office located in the Agriculture Building. Please see a staff member at the Extension Office when dropping off soil samples. This service is provided FREE of charge from April–November with a cost of $4 from December–March. **PLEASE NOTE: Samples are taken on an irregular basis to the NCDA Soil Lab in Raleigh by Cooperative Extension staff. If you need faster service, send samples by USPS to: NCDA&CS Agronomic DivisionSoil Testing Section 1040 Mail Service Center Raleigh, NC  27699-1040DO NOT USE SAMPLE BOX AS A MAILER** The Agronomic Division of the N. C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services recently announced that a $4 fee per sample will be charged to soil samples that arrive at the Soil Lab in Raleigh during the peak season for soil sampling. The peak season and when fees apply will be December through March. The soil sample fee will be based on the date the sample is logged in the system, and not the day of arrival which is usually a few days preceding log in. If you send samples during the peak season when the $4 fee applies, clients will need to pay in advance of sending samples, either by using a credit card on-line on the Agronomic Division website  or by setting up an escrow account. The North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Alamance County Center, is encouraging farmers and homeowners to soil test early to eliminate having to pay this soil sampling fee.  Soil sample boxes and information sheets are available at the Alamance County Cooperative Extension Office, 336-570-6740.  Please call or email mark_danieley@ncsu.edu if you have questions or need further information.  

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It's a brand-new season of Think Green Thursdays!  Just click the link of the class you'd like to attend and you're registered.  Call us for more information:  336-570-6740 Website flyer TGT with links mail: christine.stecker@alamance-nc.com Click here for class listing.

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Solutions Newsletter
Summer 2015 - Extension Is Hot!

Click here to view the current edition of Solutions Newsletter: Summer 2015

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Food Preservation Class–July 9th popular

What’s that you say? You have green beans coming out of your ears? Sign up for the Preserving Your Bounty Think Green Thursdays class to learn how to preserve summer’s bounty for a MORE »

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NC Beef Cattle Field Day popular

North Carolina’s annual Beef Cattle Field Day takes place July 18 at the Mountain Research Station in Waynesville. The event, designed for cattle producers and those interested in cattle production, will feature research-based MORE »

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Pressure Canner Testing

The gauge on your pressure canner should be tested at least once a year.  You can get your pressure canner dial gauge canner tested during the months of May through August at the MORE »

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Tobacco Newsletter

Here is the latest tobacco newsletter, if you are a producer and need access to the survey please contact me here at the office. TobacconewsletterJune2015 – letter MORE »

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Alamance County Area Farmers Markets popular

Looking for farmers markets in the Alamance County area? Click these links for the updated 2015 listing of farmers markets: Alamance County Area Farmers Markets (.pdf file) Alamance County Area Farmers Markets (online MORE »

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Organic Farm Tour

Organic Farm Tour Reedy Fork Organic Farm: an Organic Valley dairy July 7, 2015 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Elon, NC Reedy Fork Organic Farm is a certified organic dairy and feed farm MORE »

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