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Pruning Workshop

N.C. Cooperative Extension of Cherokee County is offering a pruning workshop and demonstration on January 29, 2021, starting at …

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Agribusiness Summit

The Tri-County Small Business Center is offering an upcoming Agribusiness Summit. This is an all-day event that will cover: Meet …

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Organic Lawn Care

The department of Crop & Soil Sciences has published a new publication; A Guide to Organic Lawn Maintenance and …

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Zeta Storm Damage

If you have experienced any storm damage on your farm due to Tropical Storm Zeta, contact the Farm Service …

Be A Volunteer

Be a Volunteer

Join the staff on a “Be A Volunteer” virtual informational session to inform you of volunteer opportunities and how we …

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Winter Gardening Chores

Winter weather will soon arrive and activity in the garden will slow down. For gardening enthusiasts, their green thumbs …

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Pesticide Exams Offered

On Tuesday, December 1, 2020, starting at 10 a.m., the N.C. Cooperative Extension Service will be partnering with N.C. …

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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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Transplanting Landscape Ornamentals

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Cherokee County Center is offering a demonstration class on transplanting landscape plants. We will cover best …

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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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Bee Hotel Design and Placement

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