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Poultry 101 Class

The Macon County Poultry Club will present a Poultry 101Class on Saturday, April 13, 2019, from 10 a.m.–noon at …

Mosquito Control Around the Home

Mosquitoes are important pests because their biting activity often interferes with outdoor activities. They may transmit disease organisms to …

Pesticide Disposal Day

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Macon County, will hold a pesticide disposal/collection day in cooperation with the N.C. Department of …

2018 4-H Spring Plant Sale

Each year Macon County 4-H sells great fruit and berry plants to our families and the community. Our Annual …

Apple Grafting Workshop

The Macon County Center of NC Cooperative Extension will hold a grafting workshop on Tuesday, March 13. The class …

Live Tree Care

If you choose to buy a live Christmas tree, pick a species that will live and grow well on …

Jellied Products Class

If you are interested in learning to make jam, preserves, jelly, marmalades or conserves, this class is for you. …

More Garden Annuals

Annuals are easy to grow, add a bright spot of color in the garden. You may want to try: * …

Canning Season Checklist

Spring has arrived and gardens will be overflowing with fresh produce before we know it. Now is a great …

What's in Season?

As our roadside stands and tailgate markets start to open up for the season keep an eye out for …

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There are many different ways to buy local food, and this guide provides information that …

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Animal Appetites

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Nature's Footprints

This educational resource for children aged 9-12 explains how to identify a wide variety of …

Hunting and Fishing Sportsmanship

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains basic rules for being a good sportsman …

Wild Game: From Field to Table

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains how to properly handle, store, dress and …

Urban Wildlife: Our Animal Neighbors

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains how to observe urban wildlife, record information …