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4-H Christmas Tree Fundraiser

Buy a locally grown tree and help send a kid to camp! Pre-Order ▪ from 4-H members ▪ at the Sylva Farmers …

Better Baking With Butter

With the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays just around the corner many of you may be ready to plan your …

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Chainsaw Safety

Last week’s tropical storm felled many trees in the county, which created many long hours of chainsaw use to …

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4-C Newsletter

4-C Newsletter Cattle, Community Development, Conservation, & Conditioning Information Inside this issue: Qualla-T Customer Service and Code of the West LEP & Conservation …

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Celebrate National Honey Bee Day!

Feed a Bee announces coast-to-coast National Honey Bee Day plantings August 19 is National Honey Bee Day, and Feed a …

Tomato Tasting Day Aug. 11

WNC Farmers Market offers fresh local produce and goods seven days a week ASHEVILLE, N.C. — The WNC Farmers Market, …

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State Sees First EEE Case of the Year

RALEIGH — A 16-year-old paint horse in Cabarrus County has died after contracting Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis. EEE is a mosquito-borne …

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Solar Eclipse - August 21, 2017

(nasa.gov) On Monday, August 21, 2017, all of North America will be treated to an eclipse of the sun. Anyone within …

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Eastern Red Cedar

Mature Eastern Red Cedar with small blue berry seeds near Smoky Mountain Expressway. If you are out on any pastures or …

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Renovation of Horse Pastures

Renovation of Horse Pastures The pasture pictured here is in Swain county and has been re-seeded and allowed to rest …

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Winter Cover Crops

The benefits of planting a cover crop last fall are coming true this spring. Several farmers across our counties …

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4-H: Ways to Be Involved

4-H is about learning. 4-H is about belonging. 4-H is about self-confidence. Get involved in Jackson County 4-H. Take …