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$5,000 Grants to 50 Farmers

In 2020 The National Young Farmers Coalition (Young Farmers) launched a new grant program to help young and beginning …

Dozens of local youth are trying something new to them this winter break – food science. The “Food Science Fun” educational activities kit was distributed by Caldwell County 4-H December 16-18, 2020.

4-H Builds Confidence in Youth

“What would you try, if you knew you could not fail?” Many motivational speakers – past and present – have …

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Backyard Composting

Instead of disposing of yard trimmings and kitchen scraps, you can compost them in your own backyard. Composting is an …

Female Extension agent with face covering holding a clipboard while standing in a green wheat field.

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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Kitchen Cleanup After the Flood

This publication covers steps to take to clean up your kitchen after a disaster or …

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Soil, Plots, and Planters

This publication, chapter 8 of Collard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food …

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Gardeners work in a community garden.

Food Garden Design

This publication, chapter 4 of Collard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food …

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Figure 1. Farm locations of study participants.

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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Market Gardens For Small Farms in North Carolina

This guide provides an overview of market gardens for small and beginning farmers in North …

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 …

3 weeks ago
A map showing the three physiographic regions of North Carolina

Carolina Lawns: A Guide to Maintaining Quality Turf in the Landscape

This comprehensive guide offers information on different grasses for North Carolina lawns, as well as …

7/6/21
Nutrients are available based on soil pH.

A Gardener's Guide to Soil Testing

This publication tells gardeners why they should test their soil, how to obtain a soil …

7/6/21