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Farm Fun in Lincoln County!

To say that Lincoln County is a 30-mile-long amusement park might seem silly at first. But it’s more of …

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2021 Herter-O'Neal Scholarship Opportunity

Nominations are being sought for a $750 scholarship offered by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Administrative Professionals Association (NCCEAPA) …

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ECA Fried Apple Pies!

The Lincoln County Extension and Community Association will be in the Citizens Center the whole month of October frying …

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George Stoudemire Scholarship 2020

The Lincoln County office of N.C. Cooperative Extension is accepting applications for the George A. Stoudemire scholarship. The Stoudemire gives preference to students planning to …

The Myths of Tree Topping

Dear Agent Trowel, I hear that the city of Charlotte once fined one of their businesses $10,000.00 for “topping” eight …

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Figure 1. Cool-season vegetables can tolerate colder temperature

Central North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs

In central North Carolina almost any type of vegetable or fruit can be grown successfully …

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Threshold Legal Issues Concerning Solar Development Opportunities

This factsheet covers several factors to consider when leasing farmland for solar farm purposes. Property …

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Figure 1. Sample lawn care contract.

Tips on Writing Turf Contracts and Landscape Specifications

Maintenance contracts for turfgrass areas should be written to provide security for all parties involved. …

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Tall Fescue & Kentucky Bluegrass Athletic Field Maintenance Calendar

This calendar of suggested management practices is designed to assist you in the seasonal care …

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Preparing the land.

Site Preparation

This publication, chapter 5 of Collard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food …

3 weeks ago
Figure 1. Boundaries between North Carolina regions.

Selecting and Managing Lawn Grasses for Shade

Turfgrass, trees, and shrubs are desired in most landscapes because they are attractive and useful. …

3/10/21
Basic hive equipment.

How to Become a Beekeeper in North Carolina

Beekeeping is a very enjoyable and rewarding pastime that is relatively inexpensive to get started. …

2/26/21
Cistern, overflow, pump, faucet and gutter beside house

Rainwater Harvesting: Guidance for Homeowners

A rainwater harvesting system captures stormwater runoff, often from a rooftop, and stores the water …

2/24/21Urban Waterways