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Improving Access to a 4-Year Degree

Pathways to CALS ASPIRE Our crop and soil academic programs are meant to serve our agricultural communities. We are improving access …

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"I Love My County Because" Art Contest

Presented by the National County Association of Counties Youth ages 18 and under create artwork for the 2021-2022 “Counties Matter” calendar Submission …

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Empowering Youth and Families Program

Communication Education for Families Virtual Open House Session Tuesday, April 20th at 6:30 p.m. Register Here Through EventbriteToday! This program is designed to …

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Farmers Market - Open Every Saturday!

1006 Peachtree Street in Rocky Mount Strawberries are in at the Market! Don’t miss the fresh baked breads, sweet local strawberries …

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April is Financial Literacy Month

The N.C. Cooperative Extension, Nash County Center provides information, workshops, and resources on financial literacy. In honor of Financial …

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4-H Lending Library

Now Open! The Nash County 4-H Teen Clovers have set up a Lending Library outside the Nash County Agriculture Center …

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2020-2021 NC State Extension

Message from the Director At NC State Extension, we improve lives and grow North Carolina. While the past year presented …

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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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Water Quality and Professional Turfgrass Managers

Although groundwater and surface waters are rarely polluted by turfgrass pesticides, turf managers should consider …

Figure 1. Cool-season vegetables can tolerate colder temperature

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 …


Threshold Legal Issues Concerning Solar Development Opportunities

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

Figure 1. Sample lawn care contract.

Tips on Writing Turf Contracts and Landscape Specifications

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


Tall Fescue & Kentucky Bluegrass Athletic Field Maintenance Calendar

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

Preparing the land.

Site Preparation

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

Figure 1. Boundaries between North Carolina regions.

Selecting and Managing Lawn Grasses for Shade

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

Basic hive equipment.

How to Become a Beekeeper in North Carolina

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