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Storm Damaged Tree

Storm Damaged Trees

After the recent heavy winds and rain from Hurricane Florence, you may have damage to trees and shrubs in …

Union County Pesticide Disposal Day October 24th

Pesticide Disposal Day - October 24th!

North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Union County Center, is partnering with the North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services …

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Farm City Banquet 2018 Winners!

Annually, the Farm City Celebration Committee selects and honors several Union County individuals, families, and businesses who excel in …

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Get Ready for the Next Storm

There is much concern about the next hurricane’s arrival to the North Carolina coast. Residents far inland can also …

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Local Food Systems: Clarifying Current Research

This publication discusses the environmental, economic, health, and community benefits that local food systems provide …

1 day agoLocal Foods
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Butterflies in Your Backyard

You can attract the many butterflies found throughout North Carolina to your backyard by following …

3 days agoUrban Wildlife

Choosing a Pump for Rainwater Harvesting

A pump for the cistern or tank of a water-harvesting system can increase the system's …

1 week agoUrban Waterways

Protecting Water Supply Springs

This factsheet provides information on spring development, protection and disinfection, and water testing.

Bioretention Performance, Design, Construction, and Maintenance

This guide provides a review of recent bioretention research and its impact on design, construction, …

1 week agoUrban Waterways
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Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases

This publication will help you identify the several species of ticks found in North Carolina …

When the Power Is Out - When to Save Refrigerated Food and When to Throw It Out

This factsheet offers information on which refrigerated foods to discard when the power is out …

10/10/18Disaster Recovery

Water Quality for Golf Course Superintendents and Professional Turf Managers

Follow the suggestions and BMPs described in this publication to reduce sediment and keep nutrients …