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Homemade Hand Sanitizer

The big topic of discussion at this time is COVID-19. We live in an age of technology and a …

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Backyard Gardening in WNC 

Western North Carolina is a wonderful place to garden. Almost any type of vegetable or fruit can be grown …

Fresh Food and Factsheets

Extension and YMCA Mobile Market

Madison County Cooperative Extension is passing out gardening and safe food handling fact sheets during the YMCA Mobile Markets. …

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Fencing 101

Fencing 101 I get asked a fair amount of fencing questions such as: Who can I contact to install a …

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February Is American Heart Month 

Running around trying to impress your Valentine is definitely one way to get the blood pumping. Embracing a heart-healthy …

Livestock Species

Madison Co. Livestock Field Day

Madison Co. Livestock Field Day Saturday, June 6, 2020 – 9 a.m.–2:30 p.m. This hands-on event will help prepare your …

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4th Annual Ag Breakfast

March 26, 2020 8 a.m. 258 Carolina Lane, Marshall NC Enjoy a free breakfast while learning about agricultural programs and services available …

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Marketing of Livestock Products

Need a little marketing help? Follow the links below to publications that will help you determine how to market …

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Managing the Impact of Floodwater Contaminants on Soil and Produce in Residential, Community, and School Vegetable Gardens

This publication discusses how floods can affect food gardens. In it, you'll find recommendations for …

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Myths and Facts About the National Flood Insurance Program

This publication clears up misconceptions about federal flood insurance and the National Flood Insurance Program.

Your Water Supply: Well Construction and Protection

This guide describes common types of well construction in North Carolina and offers advice for …

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Central North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs

In central North Carolina almost any type of vegetable or fruit can be grown successfully …


Hurricane Preparedness

The key to surviving a hurricane is preparation. This factsheet takes you through the thought …

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Creating a Crop Maze With GPS

This publication explains how to create a crop maze with GPS (global positioning system).


Conserving Working Lands: A Land Legacy Workbook with Tools and Resources to Guide Your Conservation Planning Journey

Your land is valuable to you and your family. Protection and successful transition begins with …


Designing Rain Gardens (Bio-Retention Areas)

This publication reviews bio-retention use, specifically the use of rain gardens, and describes design criteria.

6/23/20Urban Waterways