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Food Preservation Workshops

Learn how to preserve your garden bounty! Learn to can, pickle, dry, and freeze, as well as jams and …

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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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Pickle and Pickle Product Problems

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Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (North Carolina)

Brown marmorated stink bug description, life history, damage, and control.

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Non-Honey Bee Stinging Insects in North Carolina

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