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Free Soil Test Kits Now Available!

From April 1,2022 – November 2022, Have Your Soil Tested At No Charge. Healthy soil is the foundation of successful …

Soil Sample Peak Season

Soil Peak Season will run from FRIDAY, November 30, 2018 through March 31, 2019. On Friday, November 30, we will …

WNC AgOptions Grant Writing Workshop

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Cherokee County Center is offering a grant-writing workshop for farmers interested in applying for a WNC AgOptions …

Hyatt Farms

Meet one of Clay County’s livestock …

Fire Ant Management Program

N.C. Cooperative Extension Clay County Center will offer a demonstration on fire ant control on Tuesday, August 22, 6:00 …

Pesticide Class

Pesticide classes for recertification credits will be held May 15, 2017 at the Community Services Building located at 25 …

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Soil Sample Drive

The N.C. Cooperative Extension in Clay County will ship your soil samples for FREE from April 1 – October 31. …

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Pesticide Review and Exam

Pesticide license is required in order to purchase a Restricted Use Pesticide as well as for anyone who applies …

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