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Keeping Decorative Greens Fresh

Who doesn’t enjoy the natural beauty and wonderful smell of fresh pine or cedar in homes and offices during …

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Are You Getting Enough Fiber?

Fiber is a very important nutrient that benefits the body in many ways, from weight management to maintaining a …

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Pumpkins

Halloween and Thanksgiving are definitely pumpkin season. Harvest is done and pumpkins are displayed at roadside stands, farmer’s markets, …

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Vegetable Spotlight: Beets

Today, we are putting the spotlight on a nutritious and delicious vegetable, which one of its most popular varieties …

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Fall Bulb & Plant Sale

Fall is a great time to plant many landscape plants. The soil is still warm, so root growth can …

The HERITAGE FESTIVAL Is Here!

Plan now to attend the Union County Heritage Festival & Wild Turkey 5K Run & Walk, this Saturday, September …

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Heritage Festival

Plan now to attend the upcoming Union County Heritage Festival & Wild Turkey 5K Run & Walk, Saturday, September …

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Strategic Conservation Planning for the Eastern North Carolina/Southeastern Virginia Strategic Habitat Conservation Team

The Eastern North Carolina/Southeastern Virginia Strategic Habitat Conservation Team (ENCSEVA) is a partnership among local …

1 week ago

Food Recovery and Waste Reduction

Increasingly, food service managers are choosing to recover and reuse food scraps and other organic …

Deconstruction: Giving Old Buildings New Lives

This factsheet summarizes the advantages and challenges of deconstructing old buildings and reusing the materials. …

Managing Construction and Demolition Debris

Construction companies can follow state regulations as well as save money by reducing the amount …

Community Backyard Composting Programs Can Reduce Waste and Save Money

This publication describes how communities can develop and implement backyard composting programs that reduce the …

2 weeks ago

Waste Reduction and Recycling for the Lodging Industry

This factsheet provides information on how hotels and motels can reduce waste and use recycling …

NC State Extension Master Gardener Program Guidelines

This publication provides guidelines for the NC State Extension Master Gardener program, including how to …

3 weeks ago
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Creating a Crop Maze With GPS

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

11/22/19