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Strengthening Communities Through Dance

Dee Decker, N.C. Cooperative Extension of Swain County Agent Family Consumer Science & Community Rural Development Community development simply brings people …

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"Bee" Aware for Bee Swarms

Honey bees are highly esteemed for providing honey, beeswax and other valuable hive products. Honey bees are important pollinators …

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Unhand the Germs!

Flu season is here. Research indicates that there are several preventative measures you can take to reduce spreading germs. …

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Upcoming 2019 Master Gardener Program

The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service is now taking applications for participation in the 2019 Jackson – Swain Master Gardener℠ …

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2019 Growing in the Mountains Series

This series features educational agriculture programs that will aid farmers and landowners in varying levels to make the most of their land …

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Find Land to Farm!

Click Find Land and peruse over 75 land opportunities across North Carolina. Create a user account and have access …

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Carolina Lawns: A Guide to Maintaining Quality Turf in the Landscape

This comprehensive guide offers information on different grasses for North Carolina lawns, as well as …

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How to Create a Container Garden for Edibles in the North Carolina Piedmont

In this publication you will find ideas to get you started growing your own edibles. …

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A Landowner's Guide to Working with Recreationists

With an increase statewide in outdoor activity, many landowners report unacceptable levels of trespass, littering, …

Agritourism in North Carolina: Summary of Pilot Study Results

Agritourism–defined in this study as any activity or service provided on a working farm with …

3/29/19

Agritourism, Farm Visits, Agro-Tourism Oh My! Do Farmers, Residents, and Extension Faculty Speak the Same Language?

There is a need for a better understanding of what people mean when they say …

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Workplace Community Supported Agriculture: Connecting Local Farmers to Local Workplaces

This guide provides an overview of the community supported agriculture (CSA) program at Research Triangle …

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