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Alexander County Offices to Reopen

Alexander County Government announces the reopening of two buildings to allow citizens to conduct county business in person. The …

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June Is National Dairy Month

June is National Dairy Month, a time to honor the hard-working dairy farm families across the country. The June …

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Visit NC Farm App

The Visit NC Farm App has launched in Alexander County. Participating assets are: Alexander County Farmer’s Market, Campbell’s Blueberry …

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Live Radio Programs

Due to the COVID-19 restrictions in order we are currently not able to do face-to-face programming. We would like …

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COVID-19 Resources for Families

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) has many concerned and looking for resources. There are lots of resources out there through social …

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Household Hazardous Waste Day

The biennial Alexander County Household Hazardous Waste Day will take place Saturday, May 4, 2019, in the County Administration …

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Preserving the Harvest Series

Check out an upcoming series of classes Der Holcomb, Extension Agent, Family, & Consumer Science will be offering: For more …

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Conserving Working Lands: A Land Legacy Workbook with Tools and Resources to Guide Your Conservation Planning Journey

Your land is valuable to you and your family. Protection and successful transition begins with …

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Designing Rain Gardens (Bio-Retention Areas)

This publication reviews bio-retention use, specifically the use of rain gardens, and describes design criteria.

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Collard Greens

This series of publications provides information about how to grow, harvest, and prepare a variety …

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Community Backyard Composting Programs Can Reduce Waste and Save Money

This publication describes how communities can develop and implement backyard composting programs that reduce the …

6/9/20

Eat Smart Move More North Carolina: Growing Communities Through Gardens

Gardens bring communities together. Not only are community gardens a good way to get more …

6/4/20
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Creating a Crop Maze With GPS

This publication explains how to create a crop maze with GPS (global positioning system).

6/4/20

NC State Extension Master Gardener Program Guidelines

This publication provides guidelines for the NC State Extension Master Gardener program, including how to …

6/1/20

Stormwater Wetland Design Update: Zones, Vegetation, Soil, and Outlet Guidance

These new design guidelines for stormwater wetlands focus on four design points: internal wetland zones, …

5/13/20Urban Waterways