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Herter – O’Neal Scholarship Available

Nominations are being sought for a $750 scholarship offered by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Administrative Professionals Association (NCCEAPA) …

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Hurricane Preparedness

A good rule of thumb with any potential disaster is to hope for the best, but plan for the …

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Mailing Food Gifts

Whether you are mailing Christmas goodies to your grandchildren in the next state or your soldier across the ocean, …

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Become a Master Gardener!

Applications will be accepted for the 2019 Dare County Master Gardener program beginning November 2018. Is there a fee? The cost …

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Contaminated Organic Insecticide Products

The attachments listed below provide important information on recently detected contamination of organic insecticide products containing azadirachtin. Some of …

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In this publication you will find ideas to get you started growing your own edibles. …

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Good Agricultural Practices for the Production and Handling of Strawberry, Raspberry, Blackberry, and Blueberry

Maintaining good sanitation throughout production and handling of strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, and blueberries is important. …

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Farm to Early Care and Education Local Food Purchasing Guide

There are many different ways to buy local food, and this guide provides information that …

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Farm to University: Guide for Extension Agents

This guide provides information to Extension educators on Farm to University programming so farmers can …

3/18/19Local Foods

Using Plastic Mulches and Drip Irrigation for Home Vegetable Gardens

Muskmelons, tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, squash, eggplant, watermelons, and okra are vegetable crops that have shown …

How to Organize a Community Garden

This publication covers the keys to a successful community garden of individual plots including forming …

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Care and Planting of Ginseng Seed and Roots

This factsheet covers propagating (by seed and by transplant) ginseng, which requires a period of …

Modifying Soil for Plant Growth around Your Home

This publication addresses the two major soil problems found on residential properties and how to …

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