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Tomato Palooza- July 19

What’s it about… Tomato Tasting Contests: Best flavor, Largest, Most unique, Best Tomato Dish Tomato Growing Tips Seminar Open to all! All entries received …

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ECA- One Stroke Painting Class

Join ECA for One Stroke Painting Class. Space is limited! Call 704-983-3987 to register. RSVP by September 1. September 7, …

October 2016 ECA Newsletter

We hope that you enjoy this edition of the ECA Newsletter! Please click the link below to view. ECA Newsletter …

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Local Food Systems: Clarifying Current Research

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Butterflies in Your Backyard

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

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A pump for the cistern or tank of a water-harvesting system can increase the system's …

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Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases

This publication will help you identify the several species of ticks found in North Carolina …

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This factsheet offers information on which refrigerated foods to discard when the power is out …

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Follow the suggestions and BMPs described in this publication to reduce sediment and keep nutrients …