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WNC AgOptions Grant Applications

On September 1, 2020, WNC Agricultural Options released its Call for Proposals for the 2021 grant cycle. Applications are being …

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Pesticide Collection Day

North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, in cooperation with the N.C. Cooperative Extension in Cherokee County will …

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Backyard Poultry Symposium

Backyard poultry flocks have gained tremendous popularity in recent years. Many folks have come to enjoy fresh eggs each …

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Pesticide Licenses Credit Training

Due to meeting restrictions of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are offering one additional training on September 24th starting at …

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Information in a Minute

Cherokee County launches short video segments that will be uploaded to the Cherokee County Facebook page. Cooperative Extension Minute …

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Pest & Beneficial Insects

Home gardeners and landscapers have to manage insect threats to be successful. There are millions of different insects. The …

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Pasture Management

We are offering a webinar via Zoom on pasture management. Our cool-season forages sometimes have trouble keeping up with …

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Place Your Order for a Live Hog

Since the COVID-19 pandemic started, many livestock farmers across the state have been faced with chickens and hogs ready …

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Testing the Soil for Success

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Cherokee County Center is offering a webinar entitled Testing the Soil for Success. The class will …

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Beginner Farmer Online Series

Extension agents always have clients ask them, “I have some land that I want to do something with. Tell …

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