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Where does Anson
County rank in agricultural categories?

Agriculture is important to the economy in Anson County. Check out where we rank and see why agriculture is big business.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Where does Anson
County rank in agricultural categories?

Agriculture is important to the economy in Anson County. Check out where we rank and see why agriculture is big business.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Welcome to Anson
County Cooperative Extension!

Regular Business Hours The North Carolina Cooperative Extension Center in Anson County observes standard county hours of operation and holidays. January 1, 2015 our office will observe new office hours.  We are open for business from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and we will be closing for lunch from 12 noon until 1 p.m. Of course, we frequently have evening meetings and weekend workshops when you can catch us too. If you need to meet with us at a time different from standard hours, just call. We will be happy to accommodate your schedule.

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Anson County
Voluntary and Enhanced Voluntary Agricultural District Ordinance

Supporting documents and the county's ordinance in its entirety can be downloaded from this site.

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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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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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Dates Set for 2015 Anson Ag Expo & Fair

Mark your calendars for the weekend of September 25-26, the dates for this year’s Anson Ag Expo & Fair. The event’s planning committee has started meeting to prepare for the annual fall festivities. MORE »

Anson County 4-H to Host Summer Adventure Camp

Many of the youth in the county have received brochures through their school in regards to the Summer Adventure Camp program coordinated by Anson County 4-H. This year’s Summer Adventure Camp will bring MORE »

“Feather Loss in Backyard Flocks”

Do your chickens look like they need the Hair Club for Hens? Chickens loose feathers for a variety of reasons, and most loss is just part of the normal cycle of poultry life. MORE »

Herter-O’Neal Business Scholarship

Nominations are being sought for a $750 scholarship offered by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Administrative Professionals Association (NCCEAPA) through March 11, 2015. The scholarship is available to North Carolina residents pursuing a MORE »

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Anson County Cattlemen's Assoc. MeetingTue Jun 9, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Anson County Cooperative Extension Center, 501 McLaurin St., Wadesboro, NC 28170
— 1 week away
Eager Beaver 4-H Club MeetingSat Jun 20, 2015
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
Anson County Cooperative Extension Center, 501 McLaurin St., Wadesboro, NC 28170
— 3 weeks away
4-H Livestock Club MeetingTue Jun 30, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Anson County Cooperative Extension Center, 501 McLaurin St., Wadesboro, NC 28170
— 1 month away
Sustainable Forestry Teachers' Academy - PiedmontTue Jul 7 - Fri Jul 10, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Asheboro, NC, USA
— 1 month away
Eager Beaver 4-H Club MeetingSat Jul 18, 2015
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
Anson County Cooperative Extension Center, 501 McLaurin St., Wadesboro, NC 28170
— 2 months away
Eager Beaver 4-H Club MeetingSat Aug 15, 2015
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
Anson County Cooperative Extension Center, 501 McLaurin St., Wadesboro, NC 28170
— 3 months away
Eager Beaver 4-H Club MeetingSat Sep 19, 2015
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
Anson County Cooperative Extension Center, 501 McLaurin St., Wadesboro, NC 28170
— 4 months away
Eager Beaver 4-H Club MeetingSat Oct 17, 2015
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
Anson County Cooperative Extension Center, 501 McLaurin St., Wadesboro, NC 28170
— 5 months away
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