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Code of the West

As most all of us have witnessed from TV or first-hand the effects of Hurricane Florence “Down East” in …

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Beavers

As the season begins to change so will the livelihood of our wildlife neighbors. One of our county residents is …

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Swain County 2018 Agricultural Fair

A County Fair style festival, complete with judging of vegetables, eggs and flowers; agricultural demos; craft vendors; food vendors …

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World War I & Trees

The idea of planting trees as memorials may have originated in Great Britain in 1918 when the office of …

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When the Power Is Out - When to Save Refrigerated Food and When to Throw It Out

This factsheet offers information on which refrigerated foods to discard when the power is out …

1 week agoDisaster Recovery

Water Quality for Golf Course Superintendents and Professional Turf Managers

Follow the suggestions and BMPs described in this publication to reduce sediment and keep nutrients …

Water Quality and Professional Turfgrass Managers

Although groundwater and surface waters are rarely polluted by turfgrass pesticides, turf managers should consider …

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Water Requirements of North Carolina Turfgrasses

Water is an essential component for plant growth. In turfgrasses it comprises 75 to 90 …

3 weeks ago
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Working Together: A Guide to Collaboration in Rural Revitalization

This publication discusses the components to collaborate successfully in rural revitalization efforts. If focuses on …

9/26/18
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Water Quality and Home Lawn Care

This publication will help you care for your lawn in ways that prevent and reduce …

4-H students hold chickens.

4-H Chicken Donation: Embryology to Harvesting

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses 4-H projects that …

9/25/18Local Foods
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Worms Can Recycle Your Garbage

This factsheet explains how you can set up and maintain a worm composting bin for …