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Cover photo for 2020 Holiday Wreath & Bow Pickup

2020 Holiday Wreath & Bow Pickup

Did you pre-order a Holiday Wreath or Bow? Pick up your pre-ordered Holiday Wreaths & Bows today! Pick-Up Times Available TODAY – …

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Soil Sample Fees

You can pick up our Soil Sample kits at our office: N.C. Cooperative Extension – Onslow County center 4024 Richlands Hwy. Jacksonville, …

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Rainwater Harvesting at Home

Pre-made, unpainted, rain barrels will be available at N.C. Cooperative Extension’s Onslow County office, located at 4024 Richlands Hwy, …

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Onslow County Pumpkin Drive 2020

Instead of throwing your pumpkins away after Halloween this year, bring them by the Onslow County Farmers’ Market on Saturday, November …

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Rain Barrels!

Rain barrels will be available at the Onslow office of N.C. Cooperative Extension on November 20. These roughly 50-gallon …

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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Saving Milk

One of my favorite childhood movies was Heidi. There are many versions but I’ve only seen the one made …

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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! Bring donations by …

Recent Publications related to Home & Family

Keeping Food Safe to Eat at Home

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


Pickle and Pickle Product Problems

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

11/11/20For Safety's Sake

Thawing Food Safely

This factsheet describes how to safely thaw frozen foods.

11/11/20For Safety's Sake

Toilet Learning

This publication describes how to recognize a child's readiness for toilet learning and how parents …


Tips on Dealing With Stress

This publication offers tips on dealing with stress.

Expressing Feelings

Expressing feelings can lead to improved interpersonal relationships.

Balled and burlapped Fraser fir and white pine trees.

Selection and Care of Living Christmas Trees

One of the more enjoyable Christmas traditions is to replant a living Christmas tree into …

Model flow chart: identify issues, plan, deliver, evaluate

Extension Models: Exploring Proactive and Reactive Approaches

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