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NC Apples -- In Season!

The sound of biting into a perfectly crisp apple is the sound of autumn-whether the apple is plain or …

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Electronics Recycling Day

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Randolph County Center is teaming up with area organizations for an Electronics Recycling Day on Saturday, …

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Consumer Soil Samples

Beginning 4/27, N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is again collecting and testing consumer (lawn and garden) soil …

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Hay Seller? Share Your Info...

Many livestock and equine owners rely on local farmers when purchasing quality forage and hay crops. To simplify and …

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NC Restaurants Feeding Kids Initiative

Are you a restaurant, catering company or food-service operation interested in helping feed kids in need during COVID-19 school closures? …

Internet Survey for NC Farmers

The North Carolina Broadband Infrastructure Office, with the Friday Institute at NC State University, is conducting a five-minute survey …

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2020 Master Gardener Course Delayed

The Master Gardener℠ course for 2020 has been postponed until later this year, interest pending. The course usually runs weekly …

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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
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Collard Greens

This series of publications provides information about how to grow, harvest, and prepare a variety …

6/22/20Grow It, Eat It