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4-H & Bee's in the Classroom!

The first grade at Murphy Elementary is busy learning about the benefits of honey bee’s and other pollinators through …

All fruit should be picked before becoming over-ripe.

4-H Plant Sale Starts February 1

Cherokee County 4-H is once again conducting its annual plant and tree sale. All proceeds will go to Cherokee …

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Backyard Milk Goats Seminar

I bet you have always dreamed of raising your own goats. The Community Council of the Georgia Mountain Research …

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Sign Up for Our Newsletter Today

The Cherokee County Center publishes an electronic newsletter each month. Learn about the educational classes and workshops conducted each …

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Growing Farmers to Feed Our Future

Learn How N.C. Cooperative Extension is growing farmers for the future on. To learn about careers in Agriculture contact …

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Duke Energy Solar Grants

Alex Arnold with WNC Energy Cost-Share Assistance Program is trying to get grant money to farmers in Duke Energy …

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Yoga With Goats

Yoga Programs: Classes every Saturday and Sunday! Hux Family Farm 1923 Shaw Rd, Durham, NC 27704 Instructors will lead you through a …

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Understanding Climate, Planning, and Response Terms Within the Forestry Context

New and existing professionals working in the realm of climate education, research, and outreach need …

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How to Organize a Community Garden

This publication covers the keys to a successful community garden of individual plots including forming …

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Prevent Timber Trespass and Theft

Tips for preventing timber trespass and theft are reviewed in this publication. Special documentation of …

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Creating a Limited Liability Company or Corporation

Protecting farm and forest land can be complicated. In this publication we interview a family …

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Basil

Basil is a popular herb known for its flavorful foliage. The fresh or dried leaves …

Qualifying and Quantifying Your Personal Agritourism Potential

There are a number of questions that must be asked and honestly answered when considering …

Marketing Your Agritourism Enterprise

Agritourism venues require a significant amount of planning, marketing, and promotion to create successful enterprises. …

Agritourism, Your Way

Agricultural tourism increases the potential for on farm sales with value-adding products and services, further …