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Extension Master Food Volunteer Program

Extension Master Food Volunteer Program Interest Meeting The N.C. Cooperative Extension, Beaufort County Center, is seeking community members to volunteer …

Cover photo for 2018 4-H Livestock Show and Sale

2018 4-H Livestock Show and Sale

2018 4-H Livestock Show 82 kids were signed up to participate in this years Beaufort County 4-H livestock show. The …

Cover photo for 4-H Summer Day Camps

4-H Summer Day Camps

June 11-14 Giddy Up 4-H Horse Camp Rising 3rd-8th Graders. This horsemanship camp is for beginner-intermediate level horse enthusiasts. …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

Emerging mildew

Apple Powdery Mildew

This apple pathology factsheet describes apple powdery mildew, including identification and disease management.

CAR on leaf

Cedar Apple Rust

This apple pathology factsheet describes cedar apple rust and provides a brief overview of other …

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Growing Peaches in North Carolina

This publication covers site selection, variety selection, weed control, pruning, diseases and insects and harvesting …

1 week ago
Gala FS

Flyspeck and Sooty Blotch

This Apple Pathology Factsheet describes flyspeck and sooty blotch in apple, including identification and disease …

Map showing North Carolina counties with BMSB

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (North Carolina)

Brown marmorated stink bug description, life history, damage, and control.

3 weeks ago

Health and Safety Impacts of Solar Photovoltaics

This paper addresses the potential health and safety impacts of solar photovoltaic development in North …

6/19/18

Food Recovery and Waste Reduction

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

Figure 1. Food scraps for composting.

Composting at NC Residential and Summer Camps

Residential camps generate food scraps from meal preparation, plate scrapings, and leftover or spoiled food. …

6/19/18