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Cover photo for Soil Samples: Kits, Fees, and FAQ

Soil Samples: Kits, Fees, and FAQ

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

Giant salvinia identification card

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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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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Composting

Turn yard waste, kitchen scraps, and other organic matter into a wonderful soil amendment or mulch. Composting Portal Composting Chapter of …

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Vermicomposting

Earthworms convert organic matter (including food scraps, paper, animal manure, and yard trimmings) into a valuable soil amendment and …

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Rain Barrels: Limited Stock!

Rain barrels will be available at the Onslow office of N.C. Cooperative Extension on November 20, 2020. These roughly …

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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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