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Hyatt Farms

Meet one of Clay County’s livestock …

Fire Ant Management Program

N.C. Cooperative Extension Clay County Center will offer a demonstration on fire ant control on Tuesday, August 22, 6:00pm. …

Pesticide Class

Pesticide classes for recertification credits will be held May 15, 2017 at the Community Services Building located at 25 …

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Soil Sample Drive

The N.C. Cooperative Extension in Clay County will ship your soil samples for FREE from April 1 – October 31. …

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Pesticide Review and Exam

Pesticide license is required in order to purchase a Restricted Use Pesticide as well as for anyone who applies …

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Virtual Beef Farm Tour

Come tour the Hyatt Farm and learn about strip grazing for your cattle. Hyatt Farm Video A good way to cut …

January Is Radon Awareness Month

As the turning of the seasons brings colder weather to North Carolina and families close windows to keep warm, …

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AG Newsletter-October 2014

Contents of Newsletter: WNC AgOptions Grant Cycle Begins Clay County Soil Sample Drive SAFF Farm Tour – 11/8 Turf & Landscape Professionals Seminar …

Ag Newsletter September 2014

Contents: Extension’s Centennial Celebration Extension Soil Sample Drive 8th Annual Tractor Parade & Ag Day – 9/27 2015 AgOptions Grant Cycle High Tunnel Workshop …

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Balancing Agricultural Productivity with Ground-Based Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Development

The purpose of this paper is to explore the extent to which solar photovoltaic facilities …

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Health and Safety Impacts of Solar Photovoltaics

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

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Organizing a Community Recycling Program

This publication outlines key elements that local governments should consider when planning, implementing, publicizing and …

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. …

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2. Composting

This Composting Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook will explain the benefits of and strategies …

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Worms Can Recycle Your Garbage

This factsheet explains how you can set up and maintain a worm composting bin for …

Vermicomposting: A 5th Grade School Enrichment Curriculum

This publication offers 5 lessons for a school curriculum on the importance of vermicomposting, setting …

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