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Disaster Preparedness

Are you prepared for a disaster? Visit Cooperative Extension’s site to learn what you need to do to be …

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Time Management Is Critical

With today’s busy lifestyles, time management is more important than ever. It seems as though parents and children have …

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Jam Packed and Growing Roots

If you follow us on Facebook, you may have noticed a new feature posted on Fridays called “Extension Friday …

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Help Save the Pollinators

You’ve heard the old saying, “an apple a day will keep the doctor away.” Well, to keep those apples …

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Keeping It Simple and Fresh

I don’t know about you, but I have thoroughly enjoyed the abundance of locally grown, fresh fruits and vegetables …

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"Drink" More Blueberries

July is National Blueberry Month! Did you know that North Carolina is the seventh largest blueberry growing state in …

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Appendix H. Community Gardening Resources

This appendix is part of the Extension Gardener Handbook and gives users to the tools …

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21. Youth, Community, and Therapeutic Gardening

This Youth, Community, and Therapeutic Gardening Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook helps volunteers understand …

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Water Requirements of North Carolina Turfgrasses

Water is an essential component for plant growth. In turfgrasses it comprises 75 to 90 …

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Building Local Food Economies: A Guide for Governments

This publication serves as a guide on building local food economies for planners, economic developers, …

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Voluntary Conservation Options for Land Protection in North Carolina

Landowners share a deep connection to their land and the legacy they’ll leave behind. With …

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Backyard Composting of Yard, Garden, and Food Discards

This publication describes how to build and maintain a composting pile to use the compost …

1/26/18

Carolina Lawns: A Guide to Maintaining Quality Turf in the Landscape

This comprehensive guide offers information on different grasses for North Carolina lawns, as well as …

1/26/18

Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide for North Carolina Cooperative Extension

This publication provides information and success stories related to food banks, food pantries, food donation …

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