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Have you started thinking about what’s next? After the pandemic, after vaccinations, after we all feel like we can …

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Benefits of Raised Bed Gardening

Spring has finally arrived and warmer temperatures are luring us outside. I imagine you have also experienced the havoc …

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Summer Annuals

Tell me you live in North Carolina without telling me you live in North Carolina… I will go first! …

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Raised Bed Gardening

Which crops are feasible for a raised bed? How much space do I need? Can I harvest more produce …

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EFNEP Provides Solutions

Have you ever wondered how you were going to feed your family on a limited budget and with limited …

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Virtual AgriShops

Small farmers will have two opportunities to learn about new production practices and technologies, with Virtual Regional Small Farmer …

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Muscadine Culture and Pruning Workshop

Topics covered during this workshop will include trellising, training, and pruning vines; recommended varieties and cultivars; fertilization recommendations; and …

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Help Feed the Hungry

Donate canned goods and other nonperishable food by February 15, 2021, and be part of a statewide N.C. Cooperative Extension campaign …

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Is Food Safety Just a Scam?

During the food safety training I held a couple of weeks ago, I was asked why food safety is …

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Planting for Spring Forages

Join North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Robeson and Wayne County Centers for a virtual presentation on spring forages. Joshua Baker …

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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 …

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Threshold Legal Issues Concerning Solar Development Opportunities

This factsheet covers several factors to consider when leasing farmland for solar farm purposes. Property …

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Tips on Writing Turf Contracts and Landscape Specifications

Maintenance contracts for turfgrass areas should be written to provide security for all parties involved. …

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Tall Fescue & Kentucky Bluegrass Athletic Field Maintenance Calendar

This calendar of suggested management practices is designed to assist you in the seasonal care …

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Site Preparation

This publication, chapter 5 of Collard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food …

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Selecting and Managing Lawn Grasses for Shade

Turfgrass, trees, and shrubs are desired in most landscapes because they are attractive and useful. …

3/10/21
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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. …

2/26/21
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Rainwater Harvesting: Guidance for Homeowners

A rainwater harvesting system captures stormwater runoff, often from a rooftop, and stores the water …

2/24/21Urban Waterways