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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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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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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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Free Pesticide
Pick-Up Day

Do you have pesticides at your home or farm that you no longer need or use? If your answer is ‘yes,” then you'll be interested to know that The NC Department of Agriculture’s Pesticide Disposal Assistance Program, in cooperation with the Jackson County Extension Center and Jackson County Government, will be offering this Pesticide Collection Day for residents in Jackson and Swain Counties and the surrounding area.

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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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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 popular

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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EVENTS View All
Nature ClubMon Sep 22, 2014
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM Where:
US Cooperative Extension Services, Scotts Creek Road, Sylva, Jackson, NC, United States
— 3 days away
IPM SymposiumWed Sep 24, 2014
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
The NC Arboretum, 100 Fredrick Law Olmstead Way, Asheville, NC
— 5 days away
JAMThu Sep 25, 2014
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM— 6 days away
Mountain Heritage DaySat Sep 27 - Sat Sep 27, 2014 - ALL DAY— 1 week away
Pumpkin, Pumpkin DayMon Sep 29, 2014
10:30 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Darnell Farms, Bryson City, NC, 2300 Governors Island Rd.
— 1 week away
CloverbudsWed Oct 1, 2014
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM— 2 weeks away
JAMThu Oct 2, 2014
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM— 2 weeks away
GC2Sun Oct 5, 2014
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM— 2 weeks away
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