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4-H County Wide Bake-Off

The 4-H Bake-off will be an afternoon filled with baked goods, games, crafts, and fun! The event will be …

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4-H Sewing Classes

4-H sewing classes provides the opportunity for girls and boys from ages 8-18 to learn the skill of sewing …

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Upcoming Fall 2019 Bullington Programs

Programs and Events at Bullington Gardens Celebrating the Pawpaw, Aug. 17, 9 a.m.–noon Pawpaws, the largest edible tree fruit native to …

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An August Update From the Director

Pardon our Progress If you’ve been by the N.C. Cooperative Extension of Henderson County office lately, you may have noticed …

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Stay Active This Winter

Winter 2019 has had us shivering and shaking, and the cold temperatures may have kept us indoors more than …

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Quilt Block a Month Classes

Beginning January 5, 2019, we will be hosting a Quilt Block of the Month as part of the Adult …

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Recycle Your Christmas Lights!

The holidays are upon us again and as you begin to decorate you will inevitably come across a strand …

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4-H Sewing and Cooking Classes

Sewing, cooking, and nutrition classes are being planned for kids! Information about the classes will be posted on the …

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Food Preservation Workshops

Learn how to preserve your garden bounty! Learn to can, pickle, dry, and freeze, as well as jams and …

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Sewing Classes for Adults!

People often ask whether Cooperative Extension offers Sewing Classes for adults. Great news! A new series of classes is being …

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Little Free Library at Dana Park

Little Free Libraries are a global phenomenon. The small book exchanges number 60,000 around the world in 80 countries …

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Kudzu Bug - A Nuisance and Agricultural Pest

This Entomology Insect Note describes the identification, biology, behavior and control of the kudzu bug.

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Mold Testing

This publication discusses the pros and cons of mold testing in a home.

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Spiders in and Around Homes

This Entomology Insect Note discusses identifying spiders and how to control them indoors.

Brief Instructions for Freezing Fruit

This publication covers best freezing practices for a variety of fruits.

9/26/19

Extension Programming Models

This publication illustrates the NC State Extension Model for Program Planning and Evaluation for proactive …

9/6/19

Controlling Damage in Pesticide Storage Facilities on the Farm

This publication for farmers covers the guidelines to deal with pesticide storage facilities that may …

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Handling and Cleaning Up Damaged Pesticide Containers at Home

This publication offers guidelines if a recent storm results in water damage to pesticide containers …

Snakes

This publication provides pictures and descriptions of snakes found in North Carolina.

8/23/19