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2019 Urban Impact Report

Did you know that North Carolina is the ninth most populous state in the country with over 10.3 million …

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Get Out And Join ECA!

Warmer temperatures and nicer weather are a great excuse to get out of the house and get more involved …

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2019 Program Impact Report

Empowering People, Providing Solutions The N.C. Cooperative Extension of Union County team is proud to present our 2019 end of year …

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


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 …

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

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Maximizing the Durability of Athletic Fields

Durable athletic fields begin with sound construction and careful planning. Good management practices can increase …

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Baseball Field Layout and Construction

Knowing a few basics and having some appropriate tools is all that is necessary before …

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A Disaster Kit for Staying at Home

This publication covers the supplies you will need at home in the event of an …

4 days agoDisaster Preparedness
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Creating a Crop Maze With GPS

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


Questions to Ask When Purchasing Water Treatment Equipment

The home water treatment industry has expanded tremendously in recent years. New products are constantly …


Permeable Pavement: Research Update and Design Implications

As the use of permeable pavement increases in North Carolina, practitioners can look to research …

2/11/20Urban Waterways

Stormwater Wetland Design Update: Zones, Vegetation, Soil, and Outlet Guidance

These new design guidelines for stormwater wetlands focus on four design points: internal wetland zones, …

2/10/20Urban Waterways