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Aquatic Plant ID & Control Classes

The following 2-hour classes have been approved for A, N, D, and X pesticide applicator continuing education credit: Feb. 28, …

Animal Feeding Operations Draft General Permits

Release: IMMEDIATE Contact: Megan Thorpe Date: January 30, 2019 Phone: 919-707-8670 RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has announced two meetings …

Childcare Provider Workshop

Have you been looking for ideas of environmental activities that you can do with youth of various ages? The …

Dune Repair Workshop

A dune repair workshop will be offered by North Carolina Sea Grant, NC Division of Coastal Management, and N.C. …

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Caring For Holiday Plants

While the Christmas tree may be the plant most commonly associated with the holidays, flowers like poinsettias, Christmas cactus, …

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Yuck! Is It Polluted?

“Yuck! Is it polluted?” is a frequent question when people see our ditches and waterways with fluffy orange growths, …

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Composting Basics

Have you been wanting to begin composting at home, but weren’t sure how? The Composting Basics class will take …

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Enhancing Rural Tourism Networks Factsheet

This publication discusses a study conducted to explore how rural tourism networks are organized and …

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Using Social Media to Market Agritourism

This factsheet is part of a series developed as a result of the East Coast …

Risk Assessment and Management

What types of risk are you taking on when you engage in agritourism? The first …

Regulations That May Affect Your Agritourism Enterprise

A wide variety of regulations may affect agritourism enterprise operations. The affect of regulations may …

Qualifying and Quantifying Your Personal Agritourism Potential

There are a number of questions that must be asked and honestly answered when considering …

Promoting Your Agritourism Business

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

Marketing Your Agritourism Enterprise

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

Considering an Agritourism Enterprise?

Agritourism – also known as farm tourism, agri-tainment, agricultural tourism, or agrotourism – has a …