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NC Cooperative
Extension Service Announces Strategic Plan

The Cooperative Extension Service at NC State outlines its vision for restructuring over the next 22 months by targeting its strengths and improving access to services across the state.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service_Conference Listening Session_11-6-13

NC Cooperative
Extension Service Announces Strategic Plan

The Cooperative Extension Service at NC State outlines its vision for restructuring over the next 22 months by targeting its strengths and improving access to services across the state.

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Soil 101: Introduction
to Soil – Online!

Understanding soil is a basic skill needed by anyone interested in agriculture, environmental science, gardening, natural resource management, and water quality. Traditionally, to gain that skill, a person has had to pay college tuition and spend long hours in a classroom. Now, with the power of the internet at your fingertips, the NC Cooperative Extension Service is bringing a first class Introduction to Soil education to your office, dining room table, or local coffee shop. Learn more about this open online course at http://go.ncsu.edu/introduction-to-soil

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Jackson County 4-H
Youth Leadership Council Receives Award

Jackson County Youth Leadership Council, Give Change Get Change Committee (GC2), receives the 2013 Youth Giving Site Award from the NC Youth Giving Network!  GC2 is a youth philanthropy group that awards grants for youth-led projects in the community. For more information on how to become involved with GC2 contact the Jackson County Cooperative Extension Office at 828-586-4009.

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Horticulture
InfoSearches Provide Answers!

Looking for answers to fruit, vegetable, weed or floriculture questions? The NC State University Department of Horticulture invites you to try their powerful, but focused search engines designed to provide answers from the scientific literature, trade and association magazines/websites and NC State University, and archive (repository of literature dating back to the 1800s).  Use these search engines for all of your fruit, vegetable, weed and floriculture questions. Floriculture InfoSearch Fruit InfoSearch Vegetable InfoSearch Weed InfoSearch

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Providing Solutions
for another Century: Extension Strategic Vision & Planning Initiative 2013-2014

N.C. Cooperative Extension has launched a Strategic Vision and Planning Initiative that will take place over the next several months. This process will support and sustain Our Vision and promise to the citizens of North Carolina.

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Apple Season in Western North Carolina popular

Have you noticed how crisp our mornings have become, the gorgeous October sky, and local apple orchards are open? Fall 2014 is here and Fall in North Carolina means apple season. The average MORE »

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Back to School! popular

Back to school. This year’s list probably included new backpacks, calculators, notebooks, pens, supplies for the classroom, new clothes, and maybe a fun bag for lunch. Back to school also includes a visit MORE »

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Farm to Childcare

Farm to Childcare is a 3-year project to get locally sourced produce into Wake County Child Care facilities.The John Rex Endowment has awarded Wake County SmartStart (WCSS) $675,639 for a Farm to Child Care project MORE » – from   Local Food

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Alumni and 4-H

Did you show an animal at the fair? Did you do a presentation or demonstration and win a ribbon? Did you attend State 4-H Congress or 4-H Camp? Did you complete a project MORE »

Please Join Jackson County Extension

CELEBRATE with us as we showcase Jackson County's heritage and the impact that Cooperative Extension has had on the people and economy over the last 100 years. The day's event will feature MORE »

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Leopold Education Project

The Leopold Education Project (LEP) is an innovative, interdisciplinary conservation ethics curriculum targeted for grades 6-12. The goal of the program is to create an ecologically literate citizenry. The LEP increases MORE »

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Livestock News

Summer 2014 newsletter providing information for livestock producers in Buncombe, Henderson, Polk, and WNC counties.  This issue includes information about the Mountain Research Station Field Day, Disaster Assistance Program, NC BCIP Bull Test, MORE »

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CloverbudsWed Oct 1, 2014 Today
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM— 3 hours ago
JAMThu Oct 2, 2014
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM— 21 hours away
YLCSun Oct 5, 2014
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM— 4 days away
Youth Science DayWed Oct 8 - Wed Oct 8, 2014 - ALL DAY— 6 days away
JAMThu Oct 9, 2014
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM— 1 week away
Jackson County Cooperative Extension Centennial CelebrationSat Oct 11, 2014
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM— 1 week away
Free Pesticide Container Pick-Up DayWed Oct 15, 2014
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Where:
Bryson City Recycling Center - off Old Highway 19
— 2 weeks away
CloverbudsWed Oct 15, 2014
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM— 2 weeks away
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