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Extending a Helping Hand

October 13, 2020 | Emily Packard Across North Carolina, NC State Extension stands in the gap between high tech and …

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DHHS Launches SlowCOVIDNC App

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has announced the launch of a COVID-19 Exposure Notification …

4-H Virtual Craft Fair

NC 4-H Virtual Craft Fair

Purpose Opportunity to share and demonstrate crafts you have been working on for your county fair or NC State Fair …

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4-H Hay Bale Decorating Fun

Purpose: Fun Family Time Promoting 4-H Who can Participate: Open to all 4-H’ers and their Families Categories of Competitions Due to the COVID-19 and …

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The Grow Box

A program of Garden fun for your family delivered to your door from North Carolina 4-H and the JC …

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Be Kind to Your Mind

The pandemic has changed most everything and has brought new experiences that might leave you feeling frustrated, isolated or …

Extension's role in the 1918 pandemic

County Extension is Here to Help

According to the 1918 home demonstration annual report, the agents and volunteers addressed the pandemic in 55 counties. A …

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A Summary of the National 4-H Science: Building a 4-H STEM Career Pathway Initiative

This publication summarizes an evaluation of the 4-H Science: Building a 4-H STEM Career Pathway …

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Eat Smart Move More North Carolina: Growing Communities Through Gardens

Gardens bring communities together. Not only are community gardens a good way to get more …

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Extension Models: Exploring Proactive and Reactive Approaches

This publication provides definitions of the Program Planning and Evaluation Model and the Reactive Programming …

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Managing the Impact of Floodwater Contaminants on Soil and Produce in Residential, Community, and School Vegetable Gardens

This publication discusses how floods can affect food gardens. In it, you'll find recommendations for …

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Myths and Facts About the National Flood Insurance Program

This publication clears up misconceptions about federal flood insurance and the National Flood Insurance Program.

Your Water Supply: Well Construction and Protection

This guide describes common types of well construction in North Carolina and offers advice for …

8/14/20
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Central North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs

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

8/11/20

Hurricane Preparedness

The key to surviving a hurricane is preparation. This factsheet takes you through the thought …