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Yancey County
Extension is on Facebook

Like Yancey County Cooperative Extension on Facebook to see what's happening. We now have a Yancey County Small Farms' facebook page; check out the educational information, workshops and events. Also keep up with the current events of Yancey County 4-H by joining their facebook page. Also, check out Living Fresh with FCS, the new Family & Consumer Sciences Facebook page for excellent information and tips on food safety, nutrition, food preservation, etc. Also, see the Dig-In Garden Facebook page to learn what's happening with the Dig-In Community Garden Project.

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Yancey County
Extension is on Facebook

Like Yancey County Cooperative Extension on Facebook to see what's happening. We now have a Yancey County Small Farms' facebook page; check out the educational information, workshops and events. Also keep up with the current events of Yancey County 4-H by joining their facebook page. Also, check out Living Fresh with FCS, the new Family & Consumer Sciences Facebook page for excellent information and tips on food safety, nutrition, food preservation, etc. Also, see the Dig-In Garden Facebook page to learn what's happening with the Dig-In Community Garden Project.

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Grower Application
for TRACTOR (Ag Center)

The Yancey-Mitchell AG Center, known as TRACTOR (Toe River Aggregation Center Training Organization Regional) will open soon for the 2014 growing season.  If you are a farmer who wishes to participate by being a supplier for this project, please complete the TRACTOR Application for Farmers and Producers.  Please click the Word or PDF format to download the form.  You may send or bring the Application to Cooperative Extension, 10 Orchard Drive, Burnsville, NC, 28714, or e-mail it to norma_chrisawn@ncsu.edu or contact Robin Smith at 284-7187 for information on how you can move product through the TRACTOR facility. Your response and participation is very important to this project and is greatly appreciated.

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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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Grower Application
for TRACTOR (Ag Center)

The Yancey-Mitchell AG Center, known as TRACTOR (Toe River Aggregation Center Training Organization Regional) will open soon for the 2014 growing season.  If you are a farmer who wishes to participate by being a supplier for this project, please complete the TRACTOR Application for Farmers and Producers.  Please click the Word or PDF format to download the form.  You may send or bring the Application to Cooperative Extension, 10 Orchard Drive, Burnsville, NC, 28714, or e-mail it to norma_chrisawn@ncsu.edu or contact Robin Smith at 284-7187 for information on how you can move product through the TRACTOR facility. Your response and participation is very important to this project and is greatly appreciated.

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Solar Energy Property
Tax Resources

With a surge in solar power installations across North Carolina, Extension specialists have developed materials to address questions about tax implications, land appraisal and more. Solar Generation Property Taxation Solar and Wind Energy Development Opportunities: Tax Implications

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2016 4-H Discovery Summer Adventures

Yancey 4-H Discovery Summer Adventures 4-H Put It UP! Youth Food Preservation Camp June 27, 28 & 29 * Ages 9 – 14  * 9 AM – 2 PM  * Cost: $5.00   * Limit 10 MORE »

Home Gardening Spring Class

Home Gardening Spring Class Want to start your home garden but don’t know where or how to begin. Ron Thompson, Yancey Master Gardener, will be teaching this class. Basic topics will be covered MORE »

2016 4-H Calendar

Below is the link to Yancey’s 2016 4-H Calendar.  Please pay attention to dates and deadlines. Pre registration for most workshops and classes is required. Come join us at Yancey 4-H! 2016 MORE »

New Master Gardeners’ Classes Begin April 6

Yancey County Master Gardeners’ Class Series April 6 – July 13, 2016 Wednesdays, 9:00 am – 12:00 noon Cost:  $140.00 The Master Gardeners’ Training classes are scheduled to begin at the Yancey County MORE »

Gaps Tier I Awareness Training

GAPS TIER I AWARENESS TRAINING Food safety continues to be a major focus area related to fresh produce and local food systems.  Markets are increasingly requesting that vendors be GAP (Good Agricultural Practices) MORE »

Apple Tree Grafting Workshops

Grafting Workshops Yancey County Center – Monday, February 29 (9 am – 12 noon; Tuesday, March 1 (9 am – 12 noon & 6 pm – 9 pm) 30 E. US Hwy 19E MORE »

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Master Gardeners' Training ClassWed May 4, 2016
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
30 E U.S. Hwy 19E Bypass, Burnsville, NC 28714, USA
— 21 hours away
Master Gardeners' Training ClassWed May 11, 2016
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
30 E U.S. Hwy 19E Bypass, Burnsville, NC 28714, USA
— 1 week away
Master Gardeners' Training ClassWed May 18, 2016
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
30 E U.S. Hwy 19E Bypass, Burnsville, NC 28714, USA
— 2 weeks away
NC Safe Plates Tue May 24, 2016
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
Yancey County Cooperative Extension Center
— 3 weeks away
Master Gardeners' Training ClassWed May 25, 2016
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
30 E U.S. Hwy 19E Bypass, Burnsville, NC 28714, USA
— 3 weeks away
NC Safe Plates Thu May 26, 2016
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
Yancey County Cooperative Extension Center
— 3 weeks away
Community Ag MeetingTue May 31, 2016
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Burnsville Town Center, 6 S Main St, Burnsville, NC 28714, United States
— 4 weeks away
Master Gardeners' Training ClassWed Jun 1, 2016
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
30 E U.S. Hwy 19E Bypass, Burnsville, NC 28714, USA
— 4 weeks away
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