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Avoiding Food Waste

Avoid food waste by preserving your food through freezing, dehydrating, hot water bath canning, or pressure canning. Avoiding Food …

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Is the U.S. Food Supply Safe?

Currently there is no evidence of food or food packaging being associated with transmission of COVID-19. Unlike foodborne gastrointestinal …

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COVID-19 Update

N.C. Cooperative Extension in Dare County Update: We continue to work with county and state health officials, as well as NC State …

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Poultry Science Summer Institute

Calling high school students with an interest in poultry science, STEM, agriculture, genetics, nutrition, physiology, veterinary medicine, or NC …

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Report to the People

N.C. Cooperative Extension of Dare County invites you to attend our annual Report to the People, Tuesday, February 4, …

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4-H Service & Citizenship

The Service & Citizenship 4-Hers learned about public service in Dare County, the basics of parliamentary procedure, and how …

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North Carolina 4-H Congress

Two delegates from Dare County were selected to represent at 4-H Congress, Colby Sawyer and Benjamin Hanusik. Congress is …

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Dare County 4-H

Dare County 4-H would like to express gratitude to all 4-H participants, parents, and community members for their …

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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 …

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Hurricane Preparedness

The key to surviving a hurricane is preparation. This factsheet takes you through the thought …

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Creating a Crop Maze With GPS

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

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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 …

7/8/20

Designing Rain Gardens (Bio-Retention Areas)

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

6/23/20Urban Waterways
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Collard Greens

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

6/22/20Grow 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