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Christy Bredenkamp

Area Agent, Agriculture - Horticulture Jackson County Centerchristine_bredenkamp@ncsu.edu
Street Address:538 Scotts Creek Rd
Suite 205
Sylva, NC 28779
Mailing Address:538 Scotts Creek Rd
Suite 205
Sylva, NC 28779

Job Description Responsible for public education in commercial and urban horticulture. This includes providing leadership, educational opportunities, training, and technical assistance to beekeepers, Christmas tree, nursery, and vegetable growers in the Smoky Mountains of Jackson and Swain Counties. Additional efforts include pro-active and trouble-shooting workshops and assistance for gardeners in the areas of plant diseases, insects, and cultural problems in landscape and garden settings.

Christy also serves 1 counties: Swain County

Website jackson.ces.ncsu.edu/profile/christy-bredenkamp

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Dead Leaves on Native Rhododendrons

Recently, a few homeowners and landscapers in the higher elevations are seeing large patches of rhododendrons and mountain laurel …

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Annual Winter Christmas Tree Seminar

NCSU Extension’s Annual Winter Christmas Tree Seminar for Jackson County will be held on Thursday March 9th from 4:00-6:30 …

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Managing Your Home Orchard

The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service will be holding a Fruit Tree Workshop that will cover the basic cultural needs …

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