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The Power to Increase Farm Income!

The Empowering Mountain Food Systems (EMFS) program has launched in our region! We are part of N.C. Cooperative Extension …

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Smokies Fall 2019 Skiwalking School

If you’ve seen people swinging ski poles from September to October across Jackson and Swain counties, then you’ve witnessed …

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2019 Holiday Card Art Contest

Winning Artwork will be featured on the 2019 Holiday Card mailed out by the N.C. Cooperative Extension of Swain County! Artist …

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Ribbon Winners at Fair

Thank you to all the volunteers, exhibitors, demonstrators, entertainers, judges, and staff for making the 2019 Swain County Agricultural …

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Here Comes the Fair!

We are eagerly planning the 2019 Swain County Agricultural Fair. What can you expect? A traditional county fair style …

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Strategic Conservation Planning for the Eastern North Carolina/Southeastern Virginia Strategic Habitat Conservation Team

The Eastern North Carolina/Southeastern Virginia Strategic Habitat Conservation Team (ENCSEVA) is a partnership among local …

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Food Recovery and Waste Reduction

Increasingly, food service managers are choosing to recover and reuse food scraps and other organic …

Deconstruction: Giving Old Buildings New Lives

This factsheet summarizes the advantages and challenges of deconstructing old buildings and reusing the materials. …

Managing Construction and Demolition Debris

Construction companies can follow state regulations as well as save money by reducing the amount …

Community Backyard Composting Programs Can Reduce Waste and Save Money

This publication describes how communities can develop and implement backyard composting programs that reduce the …

2 weeks ago

Waste Reduction and Recycling for the Lodging Industry

This factsheet provides information on how hotels and motels can reduce waste and use recycling …

NC State Extension Master Gardener Program Guidelines

This publication provides guidelines for the NC State Extension Master Gardener program, including how to …

3 weeks ago
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Creating a Crop Maze With GPS

This publication explains how to create a crop maze with GPS (global positioning system).

11/22/19