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Newsletters

The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service in Jackson County publishes newsletters about agriculture, family and home and 4-H and youth development. To subscribe to any of these newsletters send an e-mail indicating which newsletter(s) you are interested in to: kerri_rayburn@ncsu.edu. Hard copies are available to Jackson and Swain County citizens.

2017

4-C Cattlemen’s Newsletter

Spring – 4-C Cattlemen’s Newsletter
Fall – 4-C Cattlemen’s Newsletter

Christmas Tree Newsletters

The Christmas Tree Newsletter is a bi-monthly publication with helpful information for commercial Fraser Fir growers in Jackson & Swain Counties and in the “low country” of Western North Carolina. If you would like to subscribe to this e-newsletter or have hard copies mailed to you, please contact us at (828) 488-3848 or e-mail Christy Bredenkamp at christine_bredenkamp@ncsu.edu.
2018
February-April – Winter Christmas Tree Seminar, IPM Series, & more
May-June – IPM Christmas Tree Series, April-September, State of the Industry
Seedling Production
July-August – Pruning and Shearing, Pest Control

Home Gardening Newsletters

The Home Gardening Newsletter is a bi-monthly publication full of helpful information for lawn, landscape and garden enthusiasts in Jackson and Counties. If you would like to subscribe to this e-newsletter or have hard copies mailed to you, please contact us at (828) 586-40098 or e-mail Christy Bredenkamp at christine_bredenkamp@ncsu.edu.

2018
February-March – Strawberry, Blackberry & Raspberry and Fruit Tree Seminars
April-June – Organic Pest Management Seminars, Horticulture Tips
July-August – Black Knot, Bee Swarms, Horticulture Tips
Nov-Dec – Emerald Ash Borer, Beware of the Saddleback Caterpllar, Horticulture Tips, Bulbs

From the Agent’s Desk – Family & Consumer Sciences