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Backyard Composting

Instead of disposing of yard trimmings and kitchen scraps, you can compost them in your own backyard. Composting is an …

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DHHS Launches SlowCOVIDNC App

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has announced the launch of a COVID-19 Exposure Notification …

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Winter Squash Is Arriving

A member of the gourd family; squash is native to North and South American. This versatile vegetable is available …

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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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Introduction to Plant Identification

The Path to Successful Gardening Six Week Course taught by Bryce Lane NCSU Professor & Lecturer Emeritus, Dept. of Horticultural Science Location JC Raulston …

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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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Using Web Marketplaces to Reach Untapped Markets

This publication explains how microentrepreneurs can use emerging web-based marketplaces to sell services, goods, and …

11/11/20
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How to Become a Beekeeper in North Carolina

Beekeeping is a very enjoyable and rewarding pastime that is relatively inexpensive to get started. …

10/30/20

A Summary of the National 4-H Science: Building a 4-H STEM Career Pathway Initiative

This publication summarizes an evaluation of the 4-H Science: Building a 4-H STEM Career Pathway …

10/16/20

Eat Smart Move More North Carolina: Growing Communities Through Gardens

Gardens bring communities together. Not only are community gardens a good way to get more …

10/14/20
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Extension Models: Exploring Proactive and Reactive Approaches

This publication provides definitions of the Program Planning and Evaluation Model and the Reactive Programming …

10/8/20
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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 …

10/5/20

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 …

8/14/20