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Beekeeping Short Course

Coastal Plains Beekeepers- NCSBA Annual Beekeeping Short Course If you have ever thought about becoming a beekeeper, then this course …

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Safe Plates Class

N.C. Cooperative Extension of Edgecombe County will be offering a Safe Plates Food Safety Certification Class, March 26–28, 2019. Successful …

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4-H Wreath Fundraiser

We are selling wreaths again this holiday season to raise funds for our 4-H’ers to participate in activities like …

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Healthy for the Holidays

This program has been CANCELED. Stay tuned for future programs after the new year. For Holiday program offerings this year, …

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4-H This Fall

Check out our November 2018 newsletter – we have a lot of opportunities for you to get involved this …

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Homemade Holiday Program

The holiday season is fast approaching so make this season one to remember. You can start by attending our …

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Precision Agriculture Technology: How to Become a Commercial Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Pilot

This publication discusses flying unmanned aerial vehicles (drones, model aircraft) for commercial purposes. You'll learn …

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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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Backyard Composting of Yard, Garden, and Food Discards

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

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Composting at NC Residential and Summer Camps

Residential camps generate food scraps from meal preparation, plate scrapings, and leftover or spoiled food. …

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Africanized Honey Bees: Some Questions and Answers

This factsheet answers basic questions about Africanized honey bees. (Part 3 of a 3-part series)

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Africanized Honey Bees: Prevention and Control

This factsheet provides basic information about prevention and control of Africanized honey bees prior to …

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Disease Management and Guidelines for the Honey Bee

It is the goal of every beekeeper to maintain healthy, productive colonies. This can only …

12/18/18
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Non-Honey Bee Stinging Insects in North Carolina

This article describes and defines the different types of insects that sting and are also …

12/18/18