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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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Library Garden Series Begins Soon!

Would you like to learn more about gardening? You can by attending the Master Gardener℠ volunteers of Dare County’s Library …

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Holiday Centerpieces On Sale Now!

As thoughts turn toward the holiday season, Extension Master Gardener℠ volunteers of Dare County are gearing up for their …

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2019 Master Gardener Volunteer Program

Applications are now being accepted for the 2019 Master Gardener℠ volunteer program ofDare County. No formal training is necessary to …

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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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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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Handling and Cleaning Up Damaged Pesticide Containers at Home

This publication offers guidelines if a recent storm resulted in water damage to a pesticide …

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Options for Backyard Stream Repair

This publication discusses strategies and techniques for stabilizing stream banks where erosion is an issue.

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Producing Tree Fruit for Home Use

This publication explains how to plant and take care of fruit trees in the home …

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Why Do Septic Systems Fail?

This publication describes common causes for septic tank failures and suggests steps you can take …

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Figure 1. Southern devil scorpion, Vejovis carolinianus.

Scorpions in North Carolina

This factsheet covers the type of scorpions found in North Carolina and measures to take …

After the Flood: Inspect, Purge, and Disinfect Your Well

This factsheet offers instruction on what to do with your well after a flood.

10/23/18Disaster Recovery
Clean debris from gutters regularly.

Preventive Home Maintenance Check-Up

This publication offers a simple guide to home maintenance and includes an inspection checklist.

When the Power Is Out - When to Save Refrigerated Food and When to Throw It Out

This factsheet offers information on which refrigerated foods to discard when the power is out …

10/10/18Disaster Recovery