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Firewise USA Awareness Training

The national Firewise USA® recognition program provides a collaborative framework to help neighbors in a geographic area get organized, …

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Blueberry Guide Available

“A Pocket Guide to IPM Scouting in Highbush Blueberries” published by Michigan State University has been updated and is …

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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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Vegetable Garden Classes

Want to learn how to grow your own fresh vegetables? With rising food prices and shortages due to the …

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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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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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4-H Gratitude Challenge

4-H wants you to take our 2020 Gratitude Challenge! 2020 has not been an easy year, but we still …

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4-H Face-to-Face Programming

Cherokee County 4-H Families and Friends: As you know, North Carolina 4-H halted all face-to-face 4-H programming back in March …

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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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