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NC Cooperative
Extension Service Announces Strategic Plan

The Cooperative Extension Service at NC State outlines its vision for restructuring over the next 22 months by targeting its strengths and improving access to services across the state.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service_Conference Listening Session_11-6-13

NC Cooperative
Extension Service Announces Strategic Plan

The Cooperative Extension Service at NC State outlines its vision for restructuring over the next 22 months by targeting its strengths and improving access to services across the state.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Macon County Fair
Invites Youth & Adults to Enter Fair Items

The 61st annual Macon County Fair will take place September 17-20 in Franklin. The theme for 2014 is “Legacy of Yesterday…Promise of Tomorrow. Attention Youth and Adults of Macon County. The Macon County Fair Board and Macon County Cooperative Extension would like to invite you to enter your items into the fair on Tuesday, September 16, from 9 AM to 9 PM. We are looking for art work, garden vegetables, flowers, canning, baking, photography, sewing, flowers, and other projects you might have.

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Don't forget to bring
your items to enter in the fair!!

We have some talented artist in 4-H!! Do you have interesting arts and crafts you have made in 4-H, school or at home?  We will accept entries from 9 am - 9 pm on Tuesday, September 16th.  If you need a fair book, please stop by the Extension Office.

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Local Foods

North Carolina Cooperative Extension is an enthusiastic supporter of the Center for Environmental Farming Systems’ (CEFS) initiative to build the state’s local food economy, from farm to fork. Cooperative Extension is the face of Macon County's local foods initiative, helping to promote North Carolina’s 10% Campaign and to guide efforts to develop a local food economy. The Macon County Center Local Foods contact is Sherrie Peeler. To get more information or to sign up for the 10% Local Foods Campaign click the link below. http://www.nc10percent.com

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Come Out and See the
Lamb Show

Come out and support our 4-H Market Lamb Club Members.  Thursday, September 18, 6:30 pm is the Conformation and Showmanship Lamb Show.  Friday, September 19, 6:30 pm is the Costume Class and Obstacle Course. Come enjoy two fun nights watching 4-H youth.

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Fall is the Time to Improve Garden Soil

Fall is an excellent time to improve the soil of your home garden for next year’s crops. It might take two or three years to achieve a productive garden site, but even poor MORE »

Fall Webworms

FALL WEBWORM webs are becoming more conspicuous in hardwoods. Because the damage accrues over the summer, fall webworms cause little long term health damage to the trees they defoliate unless the trees are MORE »

Fall Lawn Fertilization

When it comes to fertilizing lawns, remember three holidays. Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Valentine’s Day are good to use as reminders to fertilize cool season grasses. Cool season grasses, such as tall fescue MORE »

Fall Is Good Time To Renovate Lawns

As summer slides into fall, it is a good time for homeowners to renovate their lawns. Time spent on a lawn in late summer and early fall will help ensure that it will MORE »

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