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Compost Bin

Compost Demo at the Nebo Dump

Stop by Aug. 16th at the Nebo Convenience Site to drop off your recycling, household trash, and learn about …

Eating Seasonally and Locally

Eating Seasonally and Locally

A Budget-Friendly Guide to Eating Fresh, Local, Produce. Dr. Alice Ammerman, professor in the Gillings School’s Department of Nutrition has recently …

chicken at Livestock Show

Friends of Extension Breakfast

N.C. Cooperative Extension, McDowell County Center would like to invite our friends to breakfast on Friday, March 15, 2019, …

Cover photo for Catawba Falls Hike

Catawba Falls Hike

Leave No Trace Outreach Saturday, March 2, 2019, 10 a.m. Catawba Falls, 3074 Catawba River Rd Join the Old Fort Community Forum for …

Cover photo for 2019 Lake James Clean Up

2019 Lake James Clean Up

N.C. Cooperative Extension-McDowell County Center Keep McDowell Beautiful program will be coordinating the annual Lake James clean up on Saturday, …

Cover photo for Marion East Walkabout & Clean Up

Marion East Walkabout & Clean Up

Who: Marion East Neighbors What: Neighbors inviting neighbors to visit the forum meetings & picking up litter When: Saturday, November 17, …

Cover photo for Old Fort Clean Up 2018

Old Fort Clean Up 2018

The Old Fort Chamber of Commerce, the Town of Old Fort, NC, and N.C. Cooperative Extension of McDowell County will …

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Extension Programming Models

This publication illustrates the NC State Extension Model for Program Planning and Evaluation for proactive …

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Mold Testing

This publication discusses the pros and cons of mold testing in a home.

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Controlling Damage in Pesticide Storage Facilities on the Farm

This publication for farmers covers the guidelines to deal with pesticide storage facilities that may …

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Pesticides on work clothing and protective gloves

Handling and Cleaning Up Damaged Pesticide Containers at Home

This publication offers guidelines if a recent storm results in water damage to pesticide containers …

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Snakes

This publication provides pictures and descriptions of snakes found in North Carolina.

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Smart Uses for Your Tax Refund

Learn how to get the most out of your tax refund by developing a plan. …

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Correct Potential Hazards Before a Disaster

During and right after a disaster, any household item that can move, fall, break, or …

Figure 1. A typical hot-water heating system.

Getting into Hot Water: A Practical Guide to Hot-Water Heating Systems

This publication provides the operator of a hot-water heating system with important basic information about …

8/14/19