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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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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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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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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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Upcoming 2015 Master Gardener Program

The NC Cooperative Extension Service is now taking applications for participation in the 2015 Swain - Jackson Master Gardener Program. Applications need to be in our office by early January. Classes will be MORE »

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Selection and Care of Christmas Trees popular

Celebrating the Holiday Season with a real Christmas tree is a long-standing tradition. Each year, 25 to 30 million American families celebrate the holiday season with a fresh, farm-grown Christmas Tree. Here MORE »

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Cooperative Extension to Offier “NC Safe Plates” popular

Jackson Cooperative Extension will be offering “NC Safe Plates” for all those who work in the food service industry. The course will offer instruction in personal hygiene, purchasing from reputable suppliers, eliminating cross-contamination, MORE »

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Locally Mountain Grown Fraser Fir Christmas Trees popular

There’s nothing like a Real Fraser Fir Christmas Tree! With snow flying and chainsaws buzzing, a freshly ccrew loading a trailerut Fraser fir emits an exceptional fragrance that brings forth fond memories MORE »

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Cooking Turkey Safely – FAQ’s popular

One of the most frequently asked questions at the Extension Office this time of year is how long can I safely use my turkey after Thanksgiving. USDA recommends three to four days in MORE »

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Apple Season in Western North Carolina

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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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 »

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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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