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Empowering Youth and Families Program

Communication Education for Families Virtual Open House Session Tuesday, March 2nd at 6:30 p.m. This program is designed to help family members …

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Poultry Show and Sale - October 9th

Saturday, October 9th at 1:00 p.m. LOCATION: Nash County Ag Center l 1006 Eastern Ave in Nashville Registration Due March 19th POULTRY …

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Soil Testing for Lawns and Garden

Although longer than normal sample turnaround times may be expected, we are now accepting all routine client samples (soil, …

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Herter O'Neal Scholarship

$750 Available for Tuition and/or Books Application Deadline Wednesday, March 15, 2021 Are you pursuing an Associate or Bachelor’s degree in business or a …

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Beginner Bee Keeper Grant Program

Nash County Farm Bureau Beginner Beekeeper Grant Program Application Deadline Monday, March 15th, 2021 The objective of this program is to teach …

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Farmers Market - Opens April 3rd

1006 Peachtree Street in Rocky Mount Market Hours SATURDAYS from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. April through December WEDNESDAYS from 3:00 p.m. to …

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Manage Your Money in 2021

The New Year is a great time to start saving money! The N.C. Cooperative Extension, Nash County Center provides …

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Extension Master Gardener Program

Classes Begin February 17th, 2021 Application Deadline February 15th, 2021 N.C. Cooperative Extension, Nash County Center. will be offering the Master …

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2020 CRD Community Champions

Community and Rural Development Council 2020 Community Awards The Community and Rural Development (CRD) Council of Nash County encourages citizens to …

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4-H Hungry to Help Food Drive

It’s That Time of Year Again – Spread the word!!! Nash County 4-H Is Holding a Food Drive Did you know that …

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Tips for Holiday Spending

Avoiding Holiday Debt Holiday gifts, travel, and celebrations can lead to major debt long after the holidays, but taking steps …

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2020 Small Farmers of the Year

Small farmers are essential to North Carolina’s thriving $91.8 billion-dollar agricultural sector; they comprise about 80% of all farms …

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Rainwater Harvesting: Guidance for Homeowners

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

23 hours agoUrban 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 …

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Butterflies in Your Backyard

You can attract the many butterflies found throughout North Carolina to your backyard by following …

2/3/21Urban Wildlife
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Growing Food

This publication, chapter 9 of Collard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food …


Grapes and Berries for the Garden

This guide provides home gardeners with instructions for growing strawberries, blueberries, brambles (blackberries and raspberries), …

Figure 1. Wine trails of the North Carolina Piedmont Triad.

Social Relationships Between Wineries and Local Communities: Perspectives of North Carolinians from the Piedmont

This publication discusses the perspectives of locals in the North Carolina Triad with regard to …


Threshold Legal Issues Concerning Solar Development Opportunities

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


Wetlands and Water Quality

This factsheet explains how wetlands type and location influence water quality, and it reviews the …