About Maple View Farms in Hillsborough, NC

Maple View Farm is a dairy farm in Hillsborough, North Carolina. The farm originated in Maine in the 1800’s and moved to North Carolina in 1963. About 400 acres are devoted to farming and dairy operations. The farm raises its own Holstein dairy cows and sells some as breeding stock. The farm has developed its own brand of Holstein called Maview. Any registered Holstein in the world with that brand was bred on Maple View Farm.

The farm also grows barley and corn which it uses as feed for the herd in addition to the farm grass. The grains increase the protein content of the milk. There are four holding ponds on the farm to store water for irrigation. These holding ponds have enabled the farm to continue operations in times of drought. The farm also…

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Painting tips for owners in north carolina

It’s no secret that adding a fresh coat of paint is one of the best ways to refresh the inside of your home. In fact, it consistently ranks as one of the best home improvements you can do in the Triangle area because of its great return-on-investment. While a seasoned pro will do a quality job in a shorter amount of time, anyone can paint their own home with a little help and the right tools. Summer is the best time to paint your home in the Chapel Hill area, so grab some supplies from the hardware store, pick your preferred hue, and freshen up your space!

Here are some professional tips to help you add a splash of color or just refresh the walls of your Triangle area home this summer.

Painting Supplies – What You’ll Need

  • Primer
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Things to do in Eno River State ParkCraving a little nature? Visit the Eno River State Park to get your nature fix!

If you are looking to commune with nature in the Triangle area, you don’t have to look far. The Eno River State Park is just in northwest of Durham; just a short drive from downtown. The park is the perfect place to unwind and get in touch with nature. The park consists of 4,900 acres of land, much of it along the Eno River, providing places for hiking, camping, fishing, paddling, and picnicking. Best of all, there is no admission fee.

The park was established in 1975 when the state acquired more than 1,000 acres of land, with the help of the Eno River Association and the Nature Conservancy. Over the years, more land was acquired by the association to protect and…

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successful real estate negotiations

Negotiations can be one of the more uncomfortable aspects of buying or selling real estate, but an experienced real estate agent like Larry Tollen can help you make sense the process and work through it so that both parties come out satisfied. While negotiations are a great time to ask for things like furniture and existing amenities to be left in the house, the process is always a little bit of give and take from the buyer and the seller. It's important to bear in mind that nobody gets exactly what they want, and each party must be willing to give a little.

At My NC Homes, we have been involved with well over a thousand transactions, so we can offer the experience you need to help you successfully get through negotiating the terms and conditions…

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