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We're Collecting School Supplies!

We’re collecting school supplies for Greater Emmanuel Temple of Grace’s 2021 Back to School Community Day. Please consider donating …

Green Thumbs for Good!

Plant-a-Row for Durham’s Food Security/Relief for Families How it all began… The Durham Plant-a-Row project launched in 2017 from conversations among …

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Our 2021 Report to the Community

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Durham County Center has released our 2021 Report to the Community: A Season to Overcome. This …

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Register Now for 4-H Summer Fun!

Every year we offer a variety of low-cost summer camps that help youth develop important life skills. This summer …

Recent Publications related to Community


Soil, Plots, and Planters

This publication, chapter 8 of Collard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food …

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Gardeners work in a community garden.

Food Garden Design

This publication, chapter 4 of Collard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food …

2 weeks ago
Figure 1. Farm locations of study participants.

North Carolina Women’s Success in Agritourism: Turning Challenges into Opportunities

This publication presents the results of interviews with women in agritourism across North Carolina. It …

2 weeks ago

Market Gardens For Small Farms in North Carolina

This guide provides an overview of market gardens for small and beginning farmers in North …

Graph of H-2A positions certified in NC 2016-2021

The H-2A Visa Program in North Carolina

The H-2A visa program is growing rapidly in North Carolina. The number of positions certified …

2 weeks ago
A map showing the three physiographic regions of North Carolina

Carolina Lawns: A Guide to Maintaining Quality Turf in the Landscape

This comprehensive guide offers information on different grasses for North Carolina lawns, as well as …

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Nutrients are available based on soil pH.

A Gardener's Guide to Soil Testing

This publication tells gardeners why they should test their soil, how to obtain a soil …

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North Carolina map divided by mountains, piedmont and coast

Selecting and Managing Lawn Grasses for Shade

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