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COVID-19 and Agriculture

I am sure by now COVID-19 and the detrimental effects it is posing to our livelihood, small businesses, agriculture, …

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Virtual Lifestyles

A friend of mine posted recently that her six-year-old son has lived through three major hurricanes, a drive by …

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Making Health Investments

People make investments all the time, whether it be purchasing a vehicle, closing on a new home, buying an …

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Celebrating a Healthy Smile

This month we celebrate National Children’s Dental Health Month. Cavities are one of the most common chronic childhood diseases …

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Kidding/Lambing Season

Breeding season for sheep and goats is usually September through January. The gestation period is five months, so does …

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Heart Healthy and Yard Wise

I think if one month was chosen out of the year that reflected folks’ interest in their health condition …

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The Power of Youth

The year 2020 is in high gear for 4-H. I already have my first conference of the year under …

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STEM, STEAM, or STREAM?

Growing up I was educated on the three R’s: reading, writing, and ‘rithmatic (yes, I know it’s arithmetic, but …

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Food Secure Holiday

With Christmas quickly approaching, many of us are trying to finalize gifts we planned to purchase for our loved …

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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 …

7 days ago

Designing Rain Gardens (Bio-Retention Areas)

This publication reviews bio-retention use, specifically the use of rain gardens, and describes design criteria.

2 weeks agoUrban Waterways
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Collard Greens

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

2 weeks agoGrow It, Eat It
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Community Backyard Composting Programs Can Reduce Waste and Save Money

This publication describes how communities can develop and implement backyard composting programs that reduce the …

6/9/20

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 …

6/4/20
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Creating a Crop Maze With GPS

This publication explains how to create a crop maze with GPS (global positioning system).

6/4/20

NC State Extension Master Gardener Program Guidelines

This publication provides guidelines for the NC State Extension Master Gardener program, including how to …

6/1/20

Stormwater Wetland Design Update: Zones, Vegetation, Soil, and Outlet Guidance

These new design guidelines for stormwater wetlands focus on four design points: internal wetland zones, …

5/13/20Urban Waterways