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Move More Workshops This November!

The Family & Consumer Sciences Program is partnering up with the Stanly County Nutrition Sites to offer workshops titled …

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Agriculture Is Vital to Stanly County

Stanly County agriculture is vital to our economy, community, and environment. Without agriculture in Stanly County, the local economy would …

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International Cooking Class

Come learn to make hands-on recipes that are out of this world! Participants will not only go home with …

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A Winning Tailgate Recipes

“A Winning Tailgate” cooking class was held on August 28, 2019. During this class, participants learned about basic nutrition …

Greens in Field

Greens Production Workshops

Join us for hands-on, on-farm production workshops for Western NC Growers These workshops are aimed at training growers considering production …

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Meal Prep Bootcamp

We are teaming up with Gold’s Gym Albemarle to offer another Meal Prep Bootcamp Workshop. See flyer for details! When: …

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Preserving the Harvest

As you begin to harvest the many fruits and veggies from your garden this summer, you may begin to …

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Non-Honey Bee Stinging Insects in North Carolina

This article describes and defines the different types of insects that sting and are also …

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Africanized Honey Bees: Some Questions and Answers

This factsheet answers basic questions about Africanized honey bees. (Part 3 of a 3-part series)

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Africanized Honey Bees: Prevention and Control

This factsheet provides basic information about prevention and control of Africanized honey bees prior to …

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Africanized Honey Bees: Where Are They Now, and When Will They Arrive in North Carolina?

This factsheet outlines the history, movement, distribution, and present status of the Africanized honey bee …

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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 …

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Keeping Food Safe to Eat at Home

Foodborne illness is nearly 100 percent preventable if food is handled safely from the time it …

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Should You Have Your Water Tested?

Most water in North Carolina is suitable for drinking and other home uses. There are, …

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Life cycle of a chigger

Mites That "Bug" People

This Entomology Insect Note discusses different mite pests whose biting and bloodsucking behavior may cause …