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Strawberries

I do not think there is anything better than sitting in the shade on a hot day biting into …

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Med Instead of Meds Class

We will be having a Med Instead of Meds class starting May 6 and running weekly through June 8, …

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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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Food Preservation - Squash

Many people decided to try their luck at gardening this year. If you are one of the successful ones …

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Guiding Your Young Children

This factsheet describes different parenting styles and lists suggested measures parents can take to discipline …

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Dogs and Turfgrass Interactions

This publication answers common questions dog owners may have about lawn care. Topics include what …

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Preschooler Development

This publication describes the physical, emotional and mental changes that preschoolers experience. It provides information …

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After the Flood: Inspect, Purge, and Disinfect Your Well

This factsheet offers instruction on what to do with your well after a flood.

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Carolina Lawns: A Guide to Maintaining Quality Turf in the Landscape

This comprehensive guide offers information on different grasses for North Carolina lawns, as well as …

7/6/21

Home Composting with Earthworms

Earthworms can turn food scraps into a soil amendment called vermicompost — worm castings — …

6/30/21

What to Do If You Lose Your Job: Preparing for the Search

This factsheet offers information on what to do if you lose your job.

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What CAN Be Composted?

List of items that can and cannot be composted at home.

6/17/21