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4-H Wreath and Garland Sale!

It’s time to start decorating for the holidays, and what better way to do so than by purchasing a …

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The Fall 2018 Edition of Solutions

Fall 2018https://alamance.ces.ncsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Fall-2018.pdf It’s a Fall Frenzy at Extension! Read all about it in this issue of …

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4-H Poster Contest Now Live!

Want to help promote in a new, exciting, and artistic way? Consider entering into our 4-H poster contest today! …

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Scorpions in North Carolina

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This factsheet offers instruction on what to do with your well after a flood.

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Preventive Home Maintenance Check-Up

This publication offers a simple guide to home maintenance and includes an inspection checklist.

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Several decades ago, when orange-fleshed sweet potatoes were introduced in the southern United States, producers …

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This factsheet offers information on what to do if you lose your job.