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2020 Winter Apple School

Winter Apple School is approaching fast. If you plan to attend, register now to avoid the rush on event …

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2020 Private Pesticide Applicators "V" Credit Recertification Opportunities

Henderson County “V” Training Recertification Opportunities June 25, 2020, 6:30–8:30 p.m. – Online Via Zoom. Webcam and pre-registration required. FREE. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/private-pesticide-applicator-v-safety-training-tickets-108135795074 September 15, 2020, 6:00–8:00 …

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Twilight Apple Tour 2019

Our annual Twilight Apple Tour is scheduled for May 7, 2019, at Stepp’s Hillcrest Orchards in Edneyville. Please plan …

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Sewing Classes for Adults!

People often ask whether Cooperative Extension offers Sewing Classes for adults. Great news! A new series of classes is being …

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Little Free Library at Dana Park

Little Free Libraries are a global phenomenon. The small book exchanges number 60,000 around the world in 80 countries …

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"Haulin Ag"

“Haulin Ag ” NC Highway Patrol Workshop to answer all your questions on equipment, securing loads and hauling your agriculture …

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What Is Solar?

This factsheet serves as an overview for North Carolinians interested in learning about the different …

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Asian longhorned tick

Asian Longhorned Tick

The Asian longhorned tick is an invasive tick spreading throughout the eastern US. A native …

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North Carolina Women’s Success in Agritourism: Turning Challenges into Opportunities

This publication presents the results of interviews with women in agritourism across North Carolina. It …

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Graph of H-2A positions certified in NC 2016-2021

The H-2A Visa Program in North Carolina

The H-2A visa program is growing rapidly in North Carolina. The number of positions certified …

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After the Flood: Inspect, Purge, and Disinfect Your Well

This factsheet offers instruction on what to do with your well after a flood.

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Bipalium kewense, a large, brown, striped hammerhead flatworm

Terrestrial Flatworms, Land Planarians & Hammerhead Worms

This factsheet offers information on the identification and management of various flatworms that may be …

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Septic Systems and Their Maintenance

This factsheet tells homeowners how to recognize and prevent problems with home septic systems. How …

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Septic system layout.

Septic System Owner's Guide

If you use a septic system or if you are buying a home with a …

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