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4-H Fundraiser Save the Date

Please join us on November 21, 2019, from 4–6 p.m. at the N.C. Cooperative Extension of Dare County office …

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OBX Living Series|Soup Time

As the temperatures drop, soup is a delicious way to warm up! Soups can be simple, healthy, and most of all, tasty! Join …

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OBX Living Series|Succulents

The Master Gardener℠ Volunteer Association in Dare County hosts open meetings and all are welcome to attend. This month, …

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OBX Living Series|Yogurt Making

OBX Living Series|Yogurt Making September 17, 2019 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. COST: $10 Learn how to make delicious and healthy yogurt at home …

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Bring your garden questions, samples or photos to the back porch of the Thomas A. Baum Senior Center from …

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OBX Living Series

The OBX Living Series, a program of Dare County NC Cooperative Extension, is designed for youth and adults who …

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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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This Entomology Insect Note discusses identifying spiders and how to control them indoors.

Brief Instructions for Freezing Fruit

This publication covers best freezing practices for a variety of fruits.

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Extension Programming Models

This publication illustrates the NC State Extension Model for Program Planning and Evaluation for proactive …


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This publication for farmers covers the guidelines to deal with pesticide storage facilities that may …

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Handling and Cleaning Up Damaged Pesticide Containers at Home

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