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NC Cooperative Extension, 4-H Chopped Challenge

4-H Holds 'Chopped' Challenge!

Pender County 4-H held its first ever ‘Chopped Challenge’ from Monday, July 30th to Friday, August 3rd at the …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

strawberry planting

14. Small Fruits

This small fruits chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook reviews selection, planting, and maintenance of …

2 days ago
Figure 1. Developing goals and strategies.

Teaching from the Garden: Creating Transformative Learning Landscapes at Schools

This publication discusses learning opportunities and suggestions for planning, designing, and implementing school gardens.

Figure 1. Food scraps for composting.

Composting at NC Residential and Summer Camps

Residential camps generate food scraps from meal preparation, plate scrapings, and leftover or spoiled food. …

2 weeks ago
Map showing North Carolina counties with BMSB

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (North Carolina)

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

12/20/18

Africanized Honey Bees: Some Questions and Answers

This factsheet answers basic questions about Africanized honey bees. (Part 3 of a 3-part series)

Bee Gap

Africanized Honey Bees: Prevention and Control

This factsheet provides basic information about prevention and control of Africanized honey bees prior to …

A photo of a dairy cow.

Selling Fluid Milk to Grocery Stores Through Direct Store Delivery

This publication will help you start selling fluid milk directly to grocery stores. Approaching retailers, …

12/18/18Local Foods

Creating a Limited Liability Company or Corporation

Protecting farm and forest land can be complicated. In this publication we interview a family …