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New Winter Classes!

It’s beginning to look a lot like…new classes! As we get ready for some delicious holiday meals, why not take …

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4-H Mini-Garden Wrap Up!

This summer Henderson County 4-H was able to offer the Mini Gardening program for youth ages 8-18! In May, …

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Join in the EFNEP Fun!

I recently had the wonderful opportunity to meet many of y’all at the N.C. Mountain State Fair and share …

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Fall Veggies Information

It’s that time of year again when the days start to get shorter and the summer plants start to …

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Bringing the Farm to the City

Farm City Day will NOT be Saturday Oct. 1st, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Jackson Park in Hendersonville! We have made …

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And the Winners Are.......

With 18 entries – this years Apple Recipe contest as a great success!!! Pie & Pastries 1st place – Fran Perini …

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Henderson County Livestock Newsletters

The Henderson County Livestock Newsletter provides educational resources for timely topics, information on upcoming events, and other opportunities that …

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Freezer Meat Sales Training

If you are in the freezer meat business, you know it comes with its own unique set of challenges. …

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Begin a Career With Extension!

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Henderson County Center is hiring!!! Support Specialist Assists Agents with special and recurring projects, promotional events, and related …

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Building Local Food Economies: A Guide for Governments

This publication serves as a guide on building local food economies for planners, economic developers, …

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Meet the Residents

The second chapter in the collection, How to Manage a Successful Bee Hotel, highlights some …

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2022 Integrated Orchard Management Guide for Commercial Apples in the Southeast

Orchard management guide for apples, with information on insect, disease, weed, and mammal control, plus …

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2020 Uniform Peanut Performance Tests

This report provides the results of the 2020 tests conducted to evaluate the commercial potential …

2019 North Carolina Hemp Strain Testing Results - Statewide

This publication provides statewide average results for 2019 hemp strain testing.

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2019 North Carolina Peach and Nectarine Disease and Pest Management

This publication is intended to help you manage diseases and pests of peaches. In choosing …

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2019 North Carolina Hemp Strain Testing Results - Rowan County

This publication provides the results of a 2019 hemp strain test conducted in Rowan County …

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2019 North Carolina Hemp Strain Testing Results - Rowan County

This publication provides the results of a 2019 Rowan County Hemp Strain Test that was …

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