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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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IV. NC State Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program Policies

This chapter of the NC State Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Guidelines covers policies of the …

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Creating a Crop Maze With GPS

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

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Washing and Sanitizing Kitchen Items

This factsheet offers instructions for cleaning and sanitizing kitchen dishes, utensils, and cooking implements after …

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A Low-Cost Plastic Bottle and Jug Baler

This publication shows how to build a simple, economical bale press and gives instructions on …

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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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Protecting and Retaining Trees: A Guide for Municipalities and Counties in North Carolina

Learn how communities across North Carolina can protect and retain trees. This guide is based …

6/20/19

Developing Successful Tree Ordinances

This publication discusses how communities use tree ordinances as tools to protect trees, preserve green …

6/18/19
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How to Organize a Community Garden

This publication covers the keys to a successful community garden of individual plots including forming …

6/18/19