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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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The basis of any promotional program is product excellence. If your product or operation is …

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Agritourism venues require a significant amount of planning, marketing, and promotion to create successful enterprises. …

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This publication offers a guide to growing edible plants year-round in containers. Includes planting and …

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How to Create a Container Garden for Edibles in the North Carolina Piedmont

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

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