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Pressure Canner Gauge Testing

If you plan to use your dial gauge pressure canner this season, don’t forget to have the dial tested. …

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Virtual Walking Challenge 2020

The Faithful Families virtual walking challenge launched Monday, June 8 and it’s not too late to sign up, as …

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Setting “SMART” Goals

The idea of “getting fit” can be intimidating, but setting “SMART” goals can help keep us motivated to move …

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Learn to Sew Your Own Mask

One hundred and two years ago, in 1918, the Spanish Flu epidemic raged through North Carolina and our nation. …

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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 …

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Creating a Crop Maze With GPS

This publication explains how to create a crop maze with GPS (global positioning system).

7/30/20

Conserving Working Lands: A Land Legacy Workbook with Tools and Resources to Guide Your Conservation Planning Journey

Your land is valuable to you and your family. Protection and successful transition begins with …

7/8/20

Designing Rain Gardens (Bio-Retention Areas)

This publication reviews bio-retention use, specifically the use of rain gardens, and describes design criteria.

6/23/20Urban Waterways
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Collard Greens

This series of publications provides information about how to grow, harvest, and prepare a variety …

6/22/20Grow It, Eat It