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Forecated storm track for Hurricane Ian as of September 26, 2022.

Hurricane Ian Update (9/26/22)

Hazardous Weather Update from N.C. Emergency Management Ian strengthened into a hurricane and is expected to rapidly intensify into a …

Agriculture Weather Hotline 1-866-645-9403

NCDA&CS Hotline Available for Farmers

The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has activated its Agriculture weather emergency hotline to help connect farmers …

Garden Recovery After a Flood

There is an increased risk of E. coli, Listeria, Vibrio, Salmonella, Hepatitis A, and Norovirus when eating produce from …

Safe Food After a Flood

Safe Food After Flooding

As individuals go through their kitchen and start to sift through their food, there are certain foods that are …

Kitchen Clean Up After a Flood

Communities in Western North Carolina are dealing with floodwater damage and need to know important food safety information as …

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Be Prepared

The most important thing that you can do to protect yourself and your property is to be prepared for …

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COVID-19 Resources

NC State Extension’s Food Safety site has compiled some resources that provide best practices for preparing for COVID-19. These …

Are You Prepared for Wildfire

This week the Drought Monitor map indicates that large portions of North Carolina are drying out. Even after a …

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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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