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New 4-H Bike Club
Forming

Do you love to ride and explore on your bicycle?  Well here is a club for you.  One of our 4-H families, the Collins, are organizing a new bicycle club for ages 9-18.  This club will visit neat bicycle trails and explore our fun areas on two wheels.  Bicycle Club Orientation will be on Thursday, June 16 at 4:00 pm.  Please bring your bicycle and a helmet for a riding test. Please sign up to attend at 828-349-2046 by June 14.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

New 4-H Bike Club
Forming

Do you love to ride and explore on your bicycle?  Well here is a club for you.  One of our 4-H families, the Collins, are organizing a new bicycle club for ages 9-18.  This club will visit neat bicycle trails and explore our fun areas on two wheels.  Bicycle Club Orientation will be on Thursday, June 16 at 4:00 pm.  Please bring your bicycle and a helmet for a riding test. Please sign up to attend at 828-349-2046 by June 14.

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Food Processing and Manufacturing Initiative

Food Processing and
Manufacturing Initiative

NC food processing and manufacturing initiative feasiblity study released The agricultural resources, industrial capacity and research innovation assets present in North Carolina create opportunities to catalyze development of value-added food processing and manufacturing businesses, according to a joint NC State-NCDA&CS economic feasibity study released Jan. 12. One page summary of the Initiative View the Full Report

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State Climate Office
of North Carolina

Our partners at the State Climate Office of North Carolina provide the most accurate climate information to the citizens of our state. Their website includes recent news from their Twitter feed, featured products, quick links, and a map of data from their ECONet weather stations. You can also view data from more than 1,000 Southeastern weather stations on their full CRONOS map or follow their blog.

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Consumer Horticulture

Extension's Gardening Portal at NC State University provides access to a wealth of information, events and resources for gardeners in North Carolina.  Managed by the State Urban Horticulture Specialist and Cooperative Extension Horticulture Agents throughout the state, it is your doorway to guidance about successfully growing vegetables, herbs, fruits, flowers and ornamentals in your landscape.

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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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Macon 4-H Challenge

October is National Cookie Month!  Your challenge for the month of October is to think of someone whose day you could brighten with a plate or bag of cookies.  Make that person or MORE »

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 »

NC Safe Plates

— Written By Julie Sawyer North Carolina Cooperative Extension has a new option for North Carolina food service managers wishing to meet the NC Food Code requirement calling for the person in charge during operating hours MORE »

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