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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

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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 …

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Teaching From the Garden: Creating Transformative Learning Landscapes at Schools

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Figure 1: Muscadine grapes are a nutritious and tasty snack

Muscadine Grape: Family Activity Guide

Celebrating, learning and loving everything about muscadine grapes. This guide provides activities for families to …

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Septoria Leaf Spot of Tomato

This factsheet covers the identification and control of septoria leaf spot of tomatoes.

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Western North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs

In western North Carolina, almost any type of vegetable or fruit can be successfully grown …

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The H-2A Visa Program in North Carolina

This factsheet shares some statistics about the H-2A visa program in North Carolina.

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Ergot Alkaloids

Part of the Guide to Mycotoxins Commonly Found in Animal Feeds, this factsheet provides information …

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Patulin

Part of the Guide to Mycotoxins Commonly Found in Animal Feeds, this factsheet provides information …

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PR Toxin

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