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Closed These Days in December

N.C. Cooperative Extension of Mitchell County staff will be participating in staff development on Thursday, December 9 (all day) and …

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Office Currently Closed

The office is currently closed due to no heat or water. We apologize for any inconvenience. If you need assistance …

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Are You New to Medicare?

Are you new to Medicare or know someone who is? The following video will give you a better understanding …

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Productive 4-H Summer Garden

The 4-H Youth Stepping FOURward (4-H YSF) Garden is winding down. With the end of summer approaching so has tomato …

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4-H Pizza Garden

A cooperative effort is underway between the Mitchell County 4-H Program, Spruce Pine Library, and the Spruce Pine Housing …

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Extension Needs Assessment

Cooperative Extension at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is conducting a statewide program needs assessment to determine how …

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COVID-19 Vaccine

COVID-19 Vaccine: It’s Our Turn to Roll Up Our Sleeves and Get Vaccinated! It’s hard to imagine a time when …

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Backyard Composting

Instead of disposing of yard trimmings and kitchen scraps, you can compost them in your own backyard. Composting is an …

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Introduction to Plant Identification

The Path to Successful Gardening Six Week Course taught by Bryce Lane NCSU Professor & Lecturer Emeritus, Dept. of Horticultural Science Location JC Raulston …

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Let's Get Growing!

Last week, 115 4-H gardening kits were delivered to Gouge and Deyton Elementary Schools! Thanks to the wonderful teaching …

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