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Extension offers a wealth of educational programs that help people make healthier, better-informed decisions and grow our economy. Programs cover a variety of areas from local foods and food safety to gardening and environmental efforts.

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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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Sweets for Your Sweetie!

Just in time for Valentine’s Day! Join us at the Thomas A. Baum Senior Center February 13, 2019, from 2–3:30 …

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The OBX Living Series

March 1, 2019: Save the date for the release of The OBX Living Series! The OBX Living Series, a program …

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Holiday Truffles

What is delicious, portable, comes in lots of chocolatey flavors, and are bite-sized delights perfect for special occasions and …

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New Ag Tech in Dare County

We are happy to announce Amy Jordan as our new Agricultural Technician Program Assistant. She is a recent transplant …

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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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YouthVoice 2018 Delegate

Congratulations to Madison Sawyer for representing Dare County as the delegate for the 2018 YouthVoice Summit. North Carolina 4-H …

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Dare Master Gardener Receives Award!

Local resident and Master Gardener℠ volunteer, Chris Stadther, received a 2018 NCEMGVA Outstanding Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Award on June …

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Congratulations Master Gardeners!

Dare County’s hardworking Master Gardeners have received state recognition for their creative and inspirational educational programing. The statewide 2018 NC Extension …

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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, …