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Floriculture
InfoSearch

Floriculture InfoSearch is a powerful, but focused search engine designed to bring you floriculture information from the scientific literature, trade and association magazines/websites, NC State University, and the American Floral Endowment Floriculture Archive (repository of literature dating back to the 1800s). Use this search engine for all of your floriculture questions. http://floricultureinfosearch.ces.ncsu.edu/

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NCSU Floriculture InfoSearch screen

Floriculture
InfoSearch

Floriculture InfoSearch is a powerful, but focused search engine designed to bring you floriculture information from the scientific literature, trade and association magazines/websites, NC State University, and the American Floral Endowment Floriculture Archive (repository of literature dating back to the 1800s). Use this search engine for all of your floriculture questions. http://floricultureinfosearch.ces.ncsu.edu/

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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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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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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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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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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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Caring For Aging Parents

As I write this article, I am experiencing a new chapter in my life -- a role reversal you might say. I have joined the ranks of caregivers, specifically adult children who MORE »

Macon County Farm Safety Day

Macon County Farm Safety Day

Please join the Macon County Farm Bureay on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at the Macon County Fairgrounds for the Macon County Farm Safety Day.  Registraiton begins at 9:00 a.m. and the program is MORE »

4-H Presentations

Public Speaking

Public Speaking Public speaking is considered an important professional skill.  Public speaking is also ranked as a high anxiety experience for many people.  How can we close this gap?  Practice, practice, practice.  In MORE »

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EVENTS View All
Nature ClubMon Jul 28, 2014 Today
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM Where:
US Cooperative Extension Services, Scotts Creek Road, Sylva, Jackson, NC, United States
— 5 hours ago
Asheville Tourists 4-H NightMon Jul 28, 2014 Today
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM— 3 hours ago
Fun With FoodsTue Jul 29, 2014
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
US Cooperative Extension Services, Scotts Creek Road, Sylva, Jackson, NC, United States
— 13 hours away
Chicken ClubTue Jul 29, 2014
5:15 PM - 6:30 PM— 21 hours away
Fun With FoodsWed Jul 30, 2014
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
US Cooperative Extension Services, Scotts Creek Road, Sylva, Jackson, NC, United States
— 2 days away
Fontana Fun DayFri Aug 1, 2014
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
Fontana Village Resort, Fontana Road, Fontana Dam, NC, United States
— 4 days away
4-H Farmer's Mkt boothSat Aug 2, 2014
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Bridge Park, Railroad Avenue, Sylva, NC, United States
— 5 days away
GC2Sun Aug 3, 2014
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM— 6 days away
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