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A Center Of The North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service 

Program Areas

Educational programs are available in the following four key areas:


  • Field Crops
  • Home Horticulture
  • Commercial Horticulture
  • Pesticide Education
  • Livestock
  • Forestry
  • Alternative Agriculture
  • Master Gardeners

Family and Consumer Science

  • Apparel and Textiles
  • Family Resource Management
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Food Safety/Food Preservation 
  • Health and Wellness
  • Housing
  • Human Development
  • Solid Waste Management
  • Extension & Community Association
  • Recycling and Energy Conservation

4-H and Youth

  • Community 4-H Clubs
  • School Enrichment Program
  • Cultural Exchanges
  • Serving All Youth Ages 5-19
  • Hundreds of Project Areas

Community and Rural Development

  • Organized Community Clubs
  • Beautification
  • Leadership Development
  • Economic Development


Cherokee County Extension Service staff are available to help you by providing information and informal learning opportunities. Educational opportunities include:

  • Classes
  • Meetings and Workshops
  • Demonstrations
  • Tours
  • On-site Consultations
  • Field Days
  • Telephone Contacts
  • Office Visits
  • Online Publications
  • Newspaper, Radio, Television, and Web Updates
  • Soil and Pressure Canner Testing
  • Organized 4-H, Extension Homemaker and Community Clubs
  • Internet

This information is distributed in furtherance of the Acts of Congress of May 8 and June 30, 1914. Employment and program opportunities are offered to all people regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. North Carolina State University, North Carolina A&T State University, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and local governments cooperating.

Last updated: 8/19/2010 8:28:09 AM