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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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Code of the West

As most all of us have witnessed from TV or first-hand the effects of Hurricane Florence “Down East” in …

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Beavers

As the season begins to change so will the livelihood of our wildlife neighbors. One of our county residents is …

Recent Publications related to Community

Enhancing Rural Tourism Networks Factsheet

This publication discusses a study conducted to explore how rural tourism networks are organized and …

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Using Social Media to Market Agritourism

This factsheet is part of a series developed as a result of the East Coast …

Risk Assessment and Management

What types of risk are you taking on when you engage in agritourism? The first …

Regulations That May Affect Your Agritourism Enterprise

A wide variety of regulations may affect agritourism enterprise operations. The affect of regulations may …

Qualifying and Quantifying Your Personal Agritourism Potential

There are a number of questions that must be asked and honestly answered when considering …

Promoting Your Agritourism Business

The basis of any promotional program is product excellence. If your product or operation is …

Marketing Your Agritourism Enterprise

Agritourism venues require a significant amount of planning, marketing, and promotion to create successful enterprises. …

Considering an Agritourism Enterprise?

Agritourism – also known as farm tourism, agri-tainment, agricultural tourism, or agrotourism – has a …