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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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NCDA&CS Update on Hurricane Dorian (9/5/19)

This newsletter contains important information from the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Veterinary Division’s Livestock Unit …

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NCDA&CS Update on Hurricane Dorian (9/4/19)

This newsletter contains important information from the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Veterinary Division’s Livestock Unit …

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NCDA&CS Update on Hurricane Dorian (9/3/19)

This newsletter contains important information from the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Veterinary Division’s Livestock Unit …

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Hurricane Preparedness

The key to surviving a hurricane is preparation. This factsheet takes you through the thought …

3 days agoDisaster Preparedness
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Creating a Crop Maze With GPS

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

7 days ago

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 …

7/8/20

Designing Rain Gardens (Bio-Retention Areas)

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

6/23/20Urban Waterways
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Collard Greens

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

6/22/20Grow 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

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