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Planting for Monarchs

Grow their own milkweed plants at home to help ensure that Monarch butterflies have plenty of food to complete …

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Farm Transition Tactics

William Hamilton is a 15-year veteran dealing with farmland in North Carolina, specializing in a wide array of issues …

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Residential Ventilation

The CDC provides recommendations on improving ventilation in your home in order to reduce exposure to COVID-19. The most …

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Installing Zoom: Mobile App - iOS

Zoom Mobile App (iOS) Download the Zoom mobile app from the Apple Appstore. If you have an Apple device (iPhone, iPad, …

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Installing Zoom: Windows

If your computer/laptop is a Windows PC, please follow the instructions below to get Zoom installed. IMPORTANT: Please make sure …

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Joining a Zoom Session

Two Ways to Join a Zoom Session Join our Zoom class/workshop session(s) by clicking on the provided Zoom link. The instructors/hosts …

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Installing Zoom: Mac

If your computer/laptop is a Mac, please follow the instructions below to get Zoom installed. IMPORTANT: Please make sure you’re …

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Milkweed for Monarchs

Milkweed for Monarchs Kit Youth can grow their own milkweed plants at home to help ensure that Monarch butterflies have …

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The Sustainable Living Series

The Sustainable Living Series! Retrain yourself to sustain our planet! Join in on this FREE series of classes via Zoom! Every …

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Growing Vegetables at Home

This virtual Zoom workshop will teach participants about vegetable gardening basics for Eastern North Carolina with topics including soils, …

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Ag Economics Series

Recordings Onslow and Duplin County Extension agents offered a 3-part series with NCSU Agriculture and Resource Ecovering economics in agriculture …

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This Entomology Insect Note addresses mosquito biology and how to control mosquitoes around homes and …

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Foodborne illness is nearly 100 percent preventable if food is handled safely from the time it …

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Pickle and Pickle Product Problems

This guide lists the problems that can arise in making sweet gherkin pickles and describes …

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Thawing Food Safely

This factsheet describes how to safely thaw frozen foods.

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This publication offers tips on dealing with stress.