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Extension is Planning
for Another Century of Success.

The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service has launched a strategic visioning initiative to evaluate the organization’s business model and chart a course through choppy economic waters. NCCES has seen recurring budget cuts of $20 million since 2000, resulting in the loss of roughly 90 positions over the past four years.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service_Conference Listening Session_11-6-13

Extension is Planning
for Another Century of Success.

The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service has launched a strategic visioning initiative to evaluate the organization’s business model and chart a course through choppy economic waters. NCCES has seen recurring budget cuts of $20 million since 2000, resulting in the loss of roughly 90 positions over the past four years.

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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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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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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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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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Entries Sought for Mountain Youth Talent Contest

All youth ages 5-18 who perform traditional mountain music, dance, or storytelling are invited to participate in this year's Heritage Alive! Mountain Youth Talent Contests. The first of three contests will be 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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Move With Me!

Move With Me Creative Musical Activities with Young Children Open to preschoolers 3-5 years old and their caregivers Please join Sherrie Peeler and Rob Hawk, NC Cooperative Extension – Jackson County and Carol MORE »

Landscape and Garden Tips for the New Year

As 2013 comes to an end and the new year begins, many families and individuals enjoy the cold, white wintery days perched near their woodstove or fireplace while watching the Olympics, snow movies, MORE »

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Talent Cntst DeadlineMon Apr 21 - Mon Apr 21, 2014 - ALL DAY— Tomorrow
Nature ClubMon Apr 21, 2014
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM— 2 days away
CloverbudsWed Apr 23, 2014
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM— 4 days away
JAMThu Apr 24, 2014
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM— 5 days away
CVS Healthy KidsFri Apr 25, 2014
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM— 5 days away
Mtn Yth Talent ContestSat Apr 26, 2014
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Sylva, NC
— 6 days away
JAM performance GUMSat Apr 26, 2014
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM— 7 days away
JAMThu May 1, 2014
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM— 2 weeks away
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