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Backyard Composting

Instead of disposing of yard trimmings and kitchen scraps, you can compost them in your own backyard. Composting is an …

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Extending a Helping Hand

October 13, 2020 | Emily Packard Across North Carolina, NC State Extension stands in the gap between high tech and …

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DHHS Launches SlowCOVIDNC App

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has announced the launch of a COVID-19 Exposure Notification …

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NC 4-H Going Abroad?

Are you interested in learning more about the NC 4-H Outbound Exchange Program? NC 4-H has opportunities for current …

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Come Join Our Team!

We’re hiring and would love to have you join our team! Visit the link for more information and full …

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Introduction to Plant Identification

The Path to Successful Gardening Six Week Course taught by Bryce Lane NCSU Professor & Lecturer Emeritus, Dept. of Horticultural Science Location JC Raulston …

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Alleghany Farmers Market Update!

Alleghany Farmers Market will open to the public beginning Saturday, June 27, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., located …

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Water Quality and Professional Turfgrass Managers

Although groundwater and surface waters are rarely polluted by turfgrass pesticides, turf managers should consider …

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Central North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs

In central North Carolina almost any type of vegetable or fruit can be grown successfully …

4/14/21

Threshold Legal Issues Concerning Solar Development Opportunities

This factsheet covers several factors to consider when leasing farmland for solar farm purposes. Property …

4/5/21
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Tips on Writing Turf Contracts and Landscape Specifications

Maintenance contracts for turfgrass areas should be written to provide security for all parties involved. …

4/2/21

Tall Fescue & Kentucky Bluegrass Athletic Field Maintenance Calendar

This calendar of suggested management practices is designed to assist you in the seasonal care …

4/2/21
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Site Preparation

This publication, chapter 5 of Collard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food …

3/31/21
Figure 1. Boundaries between North Carolina regions.

Selecting and Managing Lawn Grasses for Shade

Turfgrass, trees, and shrubs are desired in most landscapes because they are attractive and useful. …

3/10/21
Basic hive equipment.

How to Become a Beekeeper in North Carolina

Beekeeping is a very enjoyable and rewarding pastime that is relatively inexpensive to get started. …

2/26/21