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The Disaster Handbook

The University of Florida produced this manual which describes responses to many of the issues farming communities may encounter …

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Pesticide Collection Day - Nov. 12

The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, in cooperation with Chatham County Cooperative Extension, will be offering …

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On-Line Newsletter From Hort Science

The NCSU Department of Horticultural Science has launched a quarterly on-line Newsletter Subscribe to see great horticulture images, learn about faculty and …

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Composting

Turn yard waste, kitchen scraps, and other organic matter into a wonderful soil amendment or mulch. Composting Portal Composting Chapter of …

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Vermicomposting

Earthworms convert organic matter (including food scraps, paper, animal manure, and yard trimmings) into a valuable soil amendment and …

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Inspire the Next Generation

When you take the time to help a young person, you exert an enormous, positive effect on the future …

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Storing Water for Emergencies

It’s hurricane season, and at this time of year, families think about setting aside water in case of emergency. …

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