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Landscape Contrator Licensing Changes

In early August 2014, the general assembly passes the Landscape Contractor Licensing Statute (Chapter 89D of the General Statutes, 2014). This law will go into effect on August 1, 2015. Click here for MORE »

4-H Gardening Winners

4-H Mini-Garden and Creative Garden Winners Extension Master Gardeners Pat Newcomer and Kate Raevouri-Wilson provided the 4-H Mini-Garden and Creative Garden Program for youth ages 9 – 18 in Henderson County.  Participants planted MORE »

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Henderson County 4-H Electric Congress Delegates

Mike and Michael Williams represented Henderson County 4-H at the 67th annual 4-H Electric Congress July 14 -16 at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee. Two hundred 4H’ers, adult leaders and N.C.Cooperative Extension agents MORE »

Apple Orchards Bicycle Ecotour

Sunday, August 31, 2014, 12:00 Noon The NC Cooperative Extension Service – Henderson County and Sponsored by Sycamore Cycles Gather at Sycamore Cycles in downtown Hendersonville at 11:30 am for a 12:00 Noon MORE »

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Congratulations NC 4-H Congress Participants!

A highlight of 4-H Congress is the public speaking competition. This year 22 young people from Henderson County, ages 9 – 18, participated in this competition, earning 10 gold, 4 silver, and 2 MORE »

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4-H’ers Learned about Citizenship at Camp

Just last Friday, eight 4-H members returned from Reidsville from a week of 4-H camp at Betsy-Jeff Penn 4-H Center. While at camp, we participated in a reverent Flag Retirement Ceremony and were MORE »

Food Preservation Classes

It is that time of the year again when we begin thinking of preserving some of the summer’s garden bounty. Whether you’re an experienced canner or a novice at food preservation, you’ll want MORE »

Congratulations to 4-H presentation participants!

Congratulations to these people who gave their presentations at the county level: Cloverbuds (ages 5-8): John Paul Torres, Eden Stout, Hadley Melton Fruits & Vegetable Use: (9-10) Katherine Grady Open Class: (14-18) Dahlia MORE »

Congratulations 4-H Project Record Winners!

18 2013 4-H project records from Henderson County went to the West District competition. Gold medal winners will receive $50 checks from NC 4-H: Haley Hargus – Animal Science, 9-10 Andrew Torres – MORE »

Wildlife Habitat Evaluation Program Winners

Congratulations Wildlife Habitat Evaluation Program teams! Henderson County 4-H Junior Teams placed first and second in the state competition. Luke Maybin was the first place senior, and had the top overall score. Hannah MORE »

Weekly Pest News

The weekly Apple Pest News, which in previous years has been emailed as a PDF file, will now be available in its updated format at the new Apple Pest Management website.  This new MORE »

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4-H Gardening Programs

In the 4-H Mini-Gardening Contest, Henderson County youth, ages 9 – 18 as of January 1, grow their own gardens at home, or a place they can access daily.  4-H provides training, seeds, MORE »

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Buy Apple trees!

New variety of apple trees for sale.  Proceeds to benefit BRAG and NC Cooperative Extension Master Pomology program.  Crimsoncrisp Apple Tree Sale! Click for more MORE »

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Are you a caregiver to someone?  If so, join us for this class covering many topics designed to give you the tools needed to deal with this important role.  Cost of this class MORE »

Sign me up for the 4-H Newsletter!

To receive the 4-H newsletter, please send your email address or mailing address to or call 697-4891.  For more information about 4-H, contact MORE »

4-H Summer Camp!

Henderson County 4-H will be taking youth, ages 8 – 14, to camp at the Betsy Jeff Penn 4-H Center, in Reidsville, NC, June 29 – July 4.  A fun week of archery, MORE »

Power of Extension

Ever wonder what Extension Is? What types of programs do we offer? Here is the Power of Extension with a summary of programs that were presented by our Agents in 2013. Make sure MORE »

Fun Fridays! – Heritage Skill Workshops

Fun Friday’s are being planned!  Fun Friday’s are Craft and Heritage Skills Workshops that could lead to that entrepreneurial opportunity that you have been looking for, or just for fun.  To kick off MORE »