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Cooperative Extension Mini Course

Free program! For the first time the Catawba County office of N.C. Cooperative Extension is offering its own mini course! …

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Catawba County Youth Council

The Catawba County Youth Council originated 10 years ago and grew from an idea to bring greater youth involvement …

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2019 Market Gardener Class

Registration is now open for this hands on class for anyone wanting to sell their produce. To register please …

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Local Foods Cooking Class

In these classes, you will learn how to make the most of seasonal produce with simple, fast recipes and …

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Farm to Fork Recipes

Check out a new resource with recipes and resources to help you make the most of foods you find …

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Local Foods Cooking Class

Local Foods Cooking Class Eat healthy while supporting local farmers Wednesdays 5:30-6:30 p.m. Extension Center 1175 S. Brady Ave. Newton June 20th and …

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Kudzu Bug - A Nuisance and Agricultural Pest

This Entomology Insect Note describes the identification, biology, behavior and control of the kudzu bug.

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Handling and Cleaning up Damaged Pesticide Containers at Home

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Silverfish and Firebrats

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology, behavior and management of silverfish infestations.

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Evacuation Disaster Kit

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Myths and Facts About the National Flood Insurance Program

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National Flood Insurance Programs

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