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Managing Feral Swine Zoom

Feral hogs can be found in almost every county in the Southeastern region of North Carolina. Feral swine can …

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Saving Milk

One of my favorite childhood movies was Heidi. There are many versions but I’ve only seen the one made …

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Cook Smart, Eat Smart

Cook Smart, Eat Smart The Cook Smart, Eat Smart curriculum teaches cooking techniques that can be used to build a …

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Color Me Healthy

Steps to Health Color Me Healthy Steps to Health Color Me Healthy serves preschoolers and kindergarteners across North Carolina in …

Resources

In Extension, we work to provide research-based materials and resources as well as using an evidence-based curriculum. Navigate the …

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Take Control

Take Control is an 8 session chronic disease prevention program that provides strategies to help adults manage their health. …

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Safe Plates

NC Safe Plates N.C. Cooperative Extension offers NC Safe Plates for all those who work in the foodservice industry. The course …

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Cyber Cooking in the Kitchen

N.C. Cooperative Extension in Jones, Onslow, Wayne, and Lenoir Counties are offering a 6-week, 1-hour online cooking course for everyone …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

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How to Sell Pastured Meat Products to Grocery Stores via Direct Store Delivery

This publication guides small- and medium-scale pastured meat producers in North Carolina through the steps …

6 hours agoLocal Foods

Producing and Marketing Strawberries for Direct Market Operations

This booklet provides an overview of production costs and marketing strategies that growers should consider …

3 days ago

2021 Integrated Orchard Management Guide for Commercial Apples in the Southeast

Orchard management guide for apples, with information on insect, disease, weed, and mammal control, plus …

3 days ago
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Root Inhibitors

This factsheet describes the symptoms of root-inhibiting herbicide injuries.

Herbicide Injury – ACCase Inhibitors

This factsheet describes the symptoms of a lipid biosynthesis (Acetyl CoA carboxylase or ACCase) inhibitor …

Insurance Coverage Options for Fresh Produce Growers

This publication provides information to help produce growers understand the variety of insurance coverage or …

2 weeks agoFood Safety
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Prevent Timber Trespass and Theft

Tips for preventing timber trespass and theft are reviewed in this publication. Special documentation of …

2 weeks agoEastern Forestry Notes

Grapes and Berries for the Garden

This guide provides home gardeners with instructions for growing strawberries, blueberries, brambles (blackberries and raspberries), …

1/27/21