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Extension Needs Assessment

Cooperative Extension at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is conducting a statewide program needs assessment to determine how …

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Zebra Mussel Alert!

This is a re-post of information put out by N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission regarding zebra mussels in aquarium moss …

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Podcast!

Why are NC State Extension and N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services talking about rapidly developing farmland? What …

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Curious About Soil?

If you are curious to know more about soil, the Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) has a variety …

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Our FCS Staff Need Your Help!

Our Onslow and Jones County Family and Consumer Science agents need your help! Sarah Ware Peggie Garner Please let our Family and …

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Pastures 101 (2021)

Our Pastures 101 class was held on Tuesday, March 30th, 2021 from 6 p.m.-7 p.m. on Zoom. This class …

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The Discovery Gardens of Onslow

The Discovery Gardens of Onslow County is a 4-acre public garden made possible by Onslow County Government, N.C. Cooperative Extension …

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2020 4-H Achievement Program

Check out all our achievements from 2020 in the photo gallery below! Shout out to our 4-Hers! You made 2020 …

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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 …

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Threshold Legal Issues Concerning Solar Development Opportunities

This factsheet covers several factors to consider when leasing farmland for solar farm purposes. Property …

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Tips on Writing Turf Contracts and Landscape Specifications

Maintenance contracts for turfgrass areas should be written to provide security for all parties involved. …

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Tall Fescue & Kentucky Bluegrass Athletic Field Maintenance Calendar

This calendar of suggested management practices is designed to assist you in the seasonal care …

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Site Preparation

This publication, chapter 5 of Collard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food …

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Selecting and Managing Lawn Grasses for Shade

Turfgrass, trees, and shrubs are desired in most landscapes because they are attractive and useful. …

3/10/21
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How to Become a Beekeeper in North Carolina

Beekeeping is a very enjoyable and rewarding pastime that is relatively inexpensive to get started. …

2/26/21
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Rainwater Harvesting: Guidance for Homeowners

A rainwater harvesting system captures stormwater runoff, often from a rooftop, and stores the water …

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