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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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Local Food Systems: Clarifying Current Research

This publication discusses the environmental, economic, health, and community benefits that local food systems provide …

6 days agoLocal Foods
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Butterflies in Your Backyard

You can attract the many butterflies found throughout North Carolina to your backyard by following …

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Choosing a Pump for Rainwater Harvesting

A pump for the cistern or tank of a water-harvesting system can increase the system's …

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Protecting Water Supply Springs

This factsheet provides information on spring development, protection and disinfection, and water testing.

Bioretention Performance, Design, Construction, and Maintenance

This guide provides a review of recent bioretention research and its impact on design, construction, …

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Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases

This publication will help you identify the several species of ticks found in North Carolina …

When the Power Is Out - When to Save Refrigerated Food and When to Throw It Out

This factsheet offers information on which refrigerated foods to discard when the power is out …

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Water Quality for Golf Course Superintendents and Professional Turf Managers

Follow the suggestions and BMPs described in this publication to reduce sediment and keep nutrients …