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Reading Nutrition Labels

The other day I was at a friend’s house and noticed she had 16 cans of green beans on …

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ECA Celebrates 100 Years!

In 1913, Jane McKimmon organized home demonstration clubs in rural North Carolina as a way for women to learn …

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ECA 25 and 50 Year Memberships

Angela Jenkins, of the Lemon Springs Extension and Community Assocation receives congratulations from Wanda Denning, State ECA President, and …

Feeling Blue? Try Volunteering!

When was the last time you volunteered? In 2011, 26.4% or 1.9 million North Carolinians volunteered over 228.6 million …

Pick Your Own

It’s that time of year again…..time for farm fresh, locally grown produce and within a couple of weeks, our …

Is It Time to Throw It Out?

While grocery shopping, do you look at the dates on food products before placing the item in your cart? …

Planning for the Future of Your Farm

Agriculture is the number one industry in North Carolina with forestry and forest products recognized as the largest manufacturing …

Food Safety When Eating Out

Eating out is fun and having meals away from home has become a national pastime. The National Restaurant Association …

Are You Prepared?

Experts are predicting a “near normal” 2012 Atlantic hurricane season with 12 named storms, of which four to seven …

Gas Leases: Know Your Rights

In early 2010 you may remember seeing paid advertisements in the Sanford Herald or receiving fliers through the mail …

eXtension Answers to Life's Questions

Looking for sound research based information on answering all of life’s little questions? Cooperative Extension, has launched the “next-gen …

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Strategic Conservation Planning for the Eastern North Carolina/Southeastern Virginia Strategic Habitat Conservation Team

The Eastern North Carolina/Southeastern Virginia Strategic Habitat Conservation Team (ENCSEVA) is a partnership among local …

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Food Recovery and Waste Reduction

Increasingly, food service managers are choosing to recover and reuse food scraps and other organic …

Deconstruction: Giving Old Buildings New Lives

This factsheet summarizes the advantages and challenges of deconstructing old buildings and reusing the materials. …

Managing Construction and Demolition Debris

Construction companies can follow state regulations as well as save money by reducing the amount …

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 days ago

Waste Reduction and Recycling for the Lodging Industry

This factsheet provides information on how hotels and motels can reduce waste and use recycling …

NC State Extension Master Gardener Program Guidelines

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

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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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