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2021 Surry County Bee School

The Surry County Beekeepers Association and N.C. Cooperative Extension, Surry County Center will be hosting our annual “Bee School” …

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Farm-City Week

This year has held many disappointments for everyone in numerous shapes and sizes. One of the biggest disappointments for …

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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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DHHS Launches SlowCOVIDNC App

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has announced the launch of a COVID-19 Exposure Notification …

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Threshold Legal Issues Concerning Solar Development Opportunities

This factsheet covers several factors to consider when leasing farmland for solar farm purposes. Property …

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Tips on Writing Turf Contracts and Landscape Specifications

Maintenance contracts for turfgrass areas should be written to provide security for all parties involved. …

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Tall Fescue & Kentucky Bluegrass Athletic Field Maintenance Calendar

This calendar of suggested management practices is designed to assist you in the seasonal care …

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Site Preparation

This publication, chapter 5 of Collard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food …

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Selecting and Managing Lawn Grasses for Shade

Turfgrass, trees, and shrubs are desired in most landscapes because they are attractive and useful. …

3/10/21
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How to Become a Beekeeper in North Carolina

Beekeeping is a very enjoyable and rewarding pastime that is relatively inexpensive to get started. …

2/26/21
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Rainwater Harvesting: Guidance for Homeowners

A rainwater harvesting system captures stormwater runoff, often from a rooftop, and stores the water …

2/24/21Urban Waterways
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Prevent Timber Trespass and Theft

Tips for preventing timber trespass and theft are reviewed in this publication. Special documentation of …