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Want to Raise Your Own Chickens?

Benefits of Raising Your Own Chickens If you’re like many consumers, you know the difference between fresh eggs and eggs …

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Dealing With Squash Bugs?

Summer is in full swing and after an inconsistent spring, the weather seems to have settled down to typical …

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Meet Our Intern: Rose Vaughan

My name is Rose Vaughan, I’m a senior at NC State University studying Animal Science with a minor in …

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Myths and Facts About the National Flood Insurance Program

This publication clears up misconceptions about federal flood insurance and the National Flood Insurance Program.

Your Water Supply: Well Construction and Protection

This guide describes common types of well construction in North Carolina and offers advice for …

8/14/20
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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 …

8/11/20

Hurricane Preparedness

The key to surviving a hurricane is preparation. This factsheet takes you through the thought …

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Creating a Crop Maze With GPS

This publication explains how to create a crop maze with GPS (global positioning system).

7/30/20

Conserving Working Lands: A Land Legacy Workbook with Tools and Resources to Guide Your Conservation Planning Journey

Your land is valuable to you and your family. Protection and successful transition begins with …

7/8/20

Designing Rain Gardens (Bio-Retention Areas)

This publication reviews bio-retention use, specifically the use of rain gardens, and describes design criteria.

6/23/20Urban Waterways
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Collard Greens

This series of publications provides information about how to grow, harvest, and prepare a variety …

6/22/20Grow It, Eat It