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Earth Science Week: Oct.11-17, 2020

Earth Science Week is October 11–17, 2020. The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to announce that the theme …

News From the NC PFAS Testing Network

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a specific group or category of man-made chemicals that includes PFOA, PFOS, GenX, …

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Holiday Wreath Sale 2020

Our Onslow County 4-H Team, Master Gardener℠ volunteers of Onslow County, and Extension & Community Association are pleased to …

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NC 4-H Going Abroad?

Are you interested in learning more about the NC 4-H Outbound Exchange Program? NC 4-H has opportunities for current …

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Giant Salvinia Alert!

Giant salvinia (Salvinia molesta) has been found in Columbus County. This is a federally listed, noxious, invasive aquatic weed. …

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Happy World Water Monitoring Day!

World Water Monitoring Day Held annually between September 18 and October 18, the program engages communities in monitoring the condition …

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Seed Starting Kits Giveaway 2020

In an effort to encourage youth to participate in gardening, N.C. Cooperative Extension’s Onslow County Center offered FREE seed …

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2020 Elder Cheer

It’s almost that time of the year! So come by our office and donate to our 2020 Elder Cheer! SUGGESTED DONATIONS Body Wash/Soap Shampoo …

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2020 Fall Garden Series

Introducing Our 2020 Fall Gardening Series! Our Master Gardener℠ volunteers of Onslow County are teaching you different gardening tips and tricks …

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Prepping for the Hurricane Season!

Hurricane season on the East Coast runs from June through November. Be prepared with an emergency food supply in case …

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Mini Meatloaves

Mini Meatloaves Ingredients 1lb lean ground beef, turkey, or chicken 1 1/2 cup salsa 1 egg, lightly beaten 1/4 cup finely chopped onion Dash of …

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A Summary of the National 4-H Science: Building a 4-H STEM Career Pathway Initiative

This publication summarizes an evaluation of the 4-H Science: Building a 4-H STEM Career Pathway …

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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 …

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Extension Models: Exploring Proactive and Reactive Approaches

This publication provides definitions of the Program Planning and Evaluation Model and the Reactive Programming …

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Managing the Impact of Floodwater Contaminants on Soil and Produce in Residential, Community, and School Vegetable Gardens

This publication discusses how floods can affect food gardens. In it, you'll find recommendations for …

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Myths and Facts About the National Flood Insurance Program

This publication clears up misconceptions about federal flood insurance and the National Flood Insurance Program.

Your Water Supply: Well Construction and Protection

This guide describes common types of well construction in North Carolina and offers advice for …

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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 …

8/11/20

Hurricane Preparedness

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