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Health & Nutrition

Extension offers a wealth of educational programs that help people make healthier, better-informed decisions and grow our economy. Programs cover a variety of areas from local foods and food safety to gardening and environmental efforts.

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Making Feed A-Z

Want to know how ingredients become animal food? We’ve added video content to show you how it all comes …

December 2018 Extension News

Every month, we send an update as to what is happening with the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Davidson County Center. You …

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Order Your Holiday Greenery!

N.C. Cooperative Extension of Davidson County is taking orders for greenery as a fundraiser to support youth livestock activities. Items …

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Extension to Host Local Meat Series

N.C. Cooperative Extension, along with NC Choices, is hosting a Fall Local Meat Series for consumers. Participants will learn …

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Plants Do That . . . Inside

“When plants are around, students are just smarter and pay more attention,” says Dr. Charles Hall, Ellison Chair, Texas A&M. This information …

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NC Safe Plates Course Scheduled

NC Safe Plates is a food safety certification course developed by North Carolina State University. Certification is provided by …

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Wreath Sale

Davidson County Cooperative Extension will be taking orders for greenery as a fundraiser to support youth who want to …

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Yoga With Goats

Yoga Programs: Classes every Saturday and Sunday! Hux Family Farm 1923 Shaw Rd, Durham, NC 27704 Instructors will lead you through a …

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This document is presented to answer some commonly asked questions about repellents and mechanical devices …

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Growing Cool-Season Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

This publication focuses on easy-to-grow, child-friendly, cool-season vegetables suitable for childcare center gardening. This is …

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Growing Warm-Season Fruits and Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

This publication focuses on easy-to-grow, child-friendly, warm-season fruits and vegetables suitable for childcare center gardening. …

Cleaning Flooded Upholstered Furniture, Curtains, Bedding, Table Linens and Other Household Textiles

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There are many different ways to buy local food, and this guide provides information that …

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