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Beekeeping Queen Rearing

The Madison County Beekeepers meet on the 3rd Monday night of months not including Dec-Jan. The February 19 meeting …

Ag. Breakfast

Madison County Farmers are invited to our second annual Ag. breakfast on March 8 from 8 a.m. – 10 …

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Small Farms AgriShop Series 2.15.18

Farmer Production Workshops on February 15, 2018 at the Mountain Horticulture Research and Extension Center Mills River, NC Demonstrations: Plasticulture, …

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WNC AgOptions Grant for 2018

Applications must be received at the WNC Communities office by November 17. WNC Agricultural Options is now accepting grant applications from farmers …

Fruit Disease and Treatment Seminar

N.C. Cooperative Extension and Jewel of the Blue Ridge Vineyard are jointly presenting a seminar addressing diseases on tree fruits and small fruits in our …

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Extension Master Food Volunteer Program

Extension Master Food Volunteer Program Madison, Mitchell and Yancey Counties What is the Extension Master Food Volunteer Program? The N.C. Cooperative Extension …

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Will You Donate a Broad Ax?

Will You Donate a Broad Ax? The Appalachian Barn Alliance has assembled a display of barn building tools which is …

Why Take Time for Soil Testing

Often, farmers question the need to perform regular soil testing because they only grow grass and other forages for …

Sales Tax Exemption Changes

There are some upcoming changes to sales tax exemption regulation for farmers. Most farmers currently hold an “Agriculture Exemption” …

Barns of Madison County

Did you know that there are over 10,000 barns in Madison County? When considering the fact that farming was …