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Rain-Related Pest Problems

As areas across the state begin to dry out, we can expect to see mosquito populations begin to rise over …

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Itch Mite Problems

Fall is the time of year when hay/straw bales are used extensively for decorations at fairs and retail stores, hay …

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NC State Fair Honey Bee Exhibit

If you’re visiting the State Fair this week (runs through Oct. 27th), don’t forget to check out the Expo …

Recent Publications related to Community

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 …

5 days ago

Designing Rain Gardens (Bio-Retention Areas)

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

2 weeks agoUrban Waterways
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Collard Greens

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

2 weeks agoGrow 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
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Creating a Crop Maze With GPS

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

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

Stormwater Wetland Design Update: Zones, Vegetation, Soil, and Outlet Guidance

These new design guidelines for stormwater wetlands focus on four design points: internal wetland zones, …

5/13/20Urban Waterways