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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

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A Gardener's Guide to Soil Testing

This publication tells gardeners why they should test their soil, how to obtain a soil …

5 days ago

Organizing a Community Recycling Program

This publication outlines key elements that local governments should consider when planning, implementing, publicizing and …

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A Low-Cost Plastic Bottle and Jug Baler

This publication shows how to build a simple, economical bale press and gives instructions on …

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A Gardener's Guide to Protecting Water Quality

This publication discusses ways that gardeners can protect water quality and avoid runoff and soil …

2 weeks ago
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Empacadora Económica para Reciclar Botellas y Garrafas de Plástico

Esta publicación muestra cómo construir una prensa de fardos sencilla y económica y da instrucciones …

7/26/19
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IV. NC State Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program Policies

This chapter of the NC State Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Guidelines covers policies of the …

7/17/19
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Creating a Crop Maze With GPS

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

7/12/19

Washing and Sanitizing Kitchen Items

This factsheet offers instructions for cleaning and sanitizing kitchen dishes, utensils, and cooking implements after …

7/11/19Disaster Recovery