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Homemade Holiday Program

The holiday season is fast approaching so make this season one to remember. You can start by attending our …

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Calling All Nash County 4-H Supporters!

Enjoy Gourmet Roasted Nuts and Confections While Supporting 4-H! October 19th-21st Booth #52 – NC State Fair’s Commercial Building A portion of the …

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Holiday Artisan Market

Holiday Artisan Market Saturdays – 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. December 1 – 22 Nash County Farmers Market 1006 Peachtree Street in Rocky …

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Horse Farm Tour - Sept 28, 2018

A Tour You Don’t Want to Miss! Join us for our 1st annual Horse Farm Tour presented by N.C. Cooperative Extension, …

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2018 Summer Extension Connections Newsletter

2018 Summer Edition of Extension Connections In This Issue Research and Extension Works Shaping Our Future Leaders Summer Livestock Updates Tobacco Tour 2018 Wet Weather Fallout 2018 …

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Beginning Farmer Workshop

An 8-Week Workshop September 11th through October 30th Registration Deadline Wednesday, September 5th This 8-week course, will meet on Tuesdays from 6:30 p.m. to …

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2018 School Supply Drive

Help Kids Succeed Donate New School Supplies to N.C. Cooperative Extension for Nash County Students July 7 through August 17 Drop-Off Locations N.C. Cooperative Extension …

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Know Nash County: July 2018

This newsletter highlights available community development programs provided by the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Nash County Center. The community development …

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Several decades ago, when orange-fleshed sweet potatoes were introduced in the southern United States, producers …

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This factsheet offers information on what to do if you lose your job.

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Why Do Septic Systems Fail?

This publication describes common causes for septic tank failures and suggests steps you can take …

Backyard composting bin

What CAN Be Composted?

List of items that can and cannot be composted at home.

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Mosquito Control Around Homes and in Communities

This Entomology Insect Note addresses mosquito biology and how to control mosquitoes around homes and …

4-H students hold chickens.

4-H Chicken Donation: Embryology to Harvesting

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses 4-H projects that …

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