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The Grow Box

A program of Garden fun for your family delivered to your door from North Carolina 4-H and the JC …

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4-H Opportunities Coming Soon!

Upcoming 4-H events: 4-H Craft Showcase 4-H Family Haybale Fun 4-H Entertains Virtual 4-H Club Meeting Best Practice International 4-H Program Update 4-H Record Book …

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Virtual 4-H Volunteer Conference

4-H Volunteers: Lighting the Way A Virtual 4-H Volunteer Conference September 24-September 26, 2020: Coming to You Wherever You …

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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Information in a Minute

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

Fire Ants

The Fight to Control Fire Ants

Are you unsure about how to properly handle unwanted Fire Ants in you garden, pastures, yards, etc.? Fire Ants …

Cherokee County Newsletters

Please feel free to browse the archive of monthly newsletters from your N.C. Cooperative Extension, Cherokee County Center. Each month …

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Raised Beds

For some home gardeners, topsoil is very scarce or nonexistent depending on where their house is located. This can …

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