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Summer Fun & Learning With 4-H

This summer Cherokee County 4-H and Cherokee County 21st Century Community Learning Centers partnered to provide programs for the …

emPOWERing Grant Survey

Online 'Beginner' BEES School

The NC State University Apiculture Department is pleased to announce two options for online beekeeper training for new or beginning …

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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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How to Become a Beekeeper

Dr. David Tarpy NC State Professor and Extension Apiculturist Specialist has put together a publication on How to Become …

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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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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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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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Volunteer for 4-H

Volunteers are the keys to our success in the North Carolina 4-H program. Whether you’re interested in becoming a …

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Request for PPE to USDA

USDA Collecting Information on Personal Protective Equipment Needs of our Farming Community The USDA is collecting information on growers ability …

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Small Business Assistance Including Farms

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loans The program would provide cash-flow assistance through 100 percent federally guaranteed loans to employers who …

Recent Publications related to Forest Resources

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Current Forest Carbon Markets at a Glance

Recently, several new initiatives in forest carbon markets have emerged simplifying the carbon project development …

4 days ago
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Firewood as a Vector in Invasive Pest Dispersal

This factsheet covers information related to firewood as a threat in moving invasive pests to …

2 weeks agoInvasive Forest Pests
Bipalium kewense, a large, brown, striped hammerhead flatworm

Terrestrial Flatworms, Land Planarians & Hammerhead Worms

This factsheet offers information on the identification and management of various flatworms that may be …

3 weeks agoEntomology Insect Notes
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Asian Longhorned Beetle

This factsheet offers information on the biology and management of the Asian longhorned beetle, an …

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Getting Data from the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) Using R

This publication provides information and guidance on using computer code to access the National Agricultural …

6/10/21
American sycamore (Platanus occidentalis)

Coppiced American Sycamore on Marginal Land as a Viable Short Rotation Woody Crop

This factsheet summarizes recent research that investigated the productivity of American sycamore after coppicing and …

5/21/21
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Using the Differential Shrinkage and the Cupping of Lumber Spreadsheet

Wood shrinkage is often calculated with the assumption that the radial and tangential shrinkage occurs …

Economic Contribution of the Forest Sector in North Carolina, 2019

This publication discusses contributions the forest sector makes to the North Carolina economy.

5/3/21