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Extension and research at NC State address timely issues impacting our state. Extension delivers trusted information directly into the hands of farmers and agribusinesses, helping them translate knowledge into solutions that grow our economy and communities.

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Plant Sale 2020

Hello Yancey County Gardeners! The N.C. Cooperative Extension of Yancey County office is now taking preorders for a variety of plants …

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Pruning Class

Pruning classes will be held on February 22, 2020, beginning at 1 p.m. at Shady Lane Farm. Join us …

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Grafting Classes 2020

Are you interested in apple trees? Don’t miss our upcoming grafting workshops. For more information call our office at …

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2019 ServSafe Classes

Why ServSafe Certification? Because the ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)-Conference for …

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Food Preservation Hands-On Workshop

Ever wonder how to preserve all those yummy garden goodies? N.C. Cooperative Extension of Yancey County’s hands-on food preservation …

Lunch & Learn Schedule

Lunch & Learn Schedule for 2019

Gardening Workshop Series/Lunch & Learn Beginning June 13 If you are interested in home gardening, the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Yancey County …

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Vegetable Disease Management

Managing diseases in vegetable crops can be a daunting task for growers in our area. Typical weather conditions for …

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4-H Bee Club

Toe Cane planning a 4-H Bee Club The Toe Cane Beekeepers Association (TCBA) is researching the interest in sponsoring a 4-H Beekeeping …

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Kids as Chefs 4-H Camp 2019

From farm to table, join us as we journey into learning about local foods, balanced meals, and culinary skills! Kids as Chefs 4-H Camp is …

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MED Instead of MEDS

MED instead of MEDS will begin on March 28, 2019, from 1–3 p.m. at the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Yancey …

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Master Gardener Volunteer Program 2019

N.C. Cooperative Extension in Yancey County is once again offering the Master Gardener℠ volunteer program. It is a good opportunity …

Grafting and Pruning Workshop

Pruning and Grafting Classes

Are you interested in apple trees? Don’t miss our upcoming grafting and pruning workshops. For more information call our …

Cover photo for Plant Sale 2019

Plant Sale 2019

Hello Yancey County Gardeners! The N.C. Cooperative Extension of Yancey County office is now taking preorders for a variety of plants …

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Cattleman's Association Meeting

Attention Yancey County cattle producers. The N.C. Cooperative Extension, Yancey County Center is working with local beef producers to …

Red Angus Cattle Meeting

Attention Yancey County beef producers, if you are looking to expand or diversify your herd. Join us on November …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

Good Agricultural Practices Fresh Produce Safety Plan for Field Practices

This document was developed in workshops with North Carolina growers to provide a framework for …

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Asparagus

This series of publications provides information about how to grow, harvest, and prepare a variety …

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Good Agricultural Practices for the Production and Handling of Strawberry, Raspberry, Blackberry, and Blueberry

Maintaining good sanitation throughout production and handling of strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, and blueberries is important. …

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Herbicide Carryover in Hay, Manure, Compost, and Grass Clippings

Many farmers and home gardeners have reported damage to vegetable and flower crops after applying …

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Southern Bacterial Wilt of Tomato

Southern bacterial wilt of tomatoes is addressed in this factsheet.