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Jumping Worms

Matt Bertone, the director of NC State University’s Plant Disease and Insect Clinic, just published an Extension factsheet about …

Pesticide Pick-up Day 2021

Annual Pesticide Pick-Up Day

Do you have pesticides at your home or farm that you no longer need or use? Then don’t miss …

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2021 Swain County Agricultural Fair

A County Fair-style festival, complete with judging of vegetables, eggs, and flowers; agricultural demos; craft vendors; food vendors and …

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Sweetie Pie Recipe Challenge

For the love of pie, get your recipes out and rise to the Sweetie Pies Recipe Challenge. We are …

Senior Adult Activity Kits

Senior Adult Activity Kits

Looking for more ideas and enjoyable ways to spend your free time? Just as physical activity is important to keep …

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Code of the West in Winter

Winter is fast approaching and we all know that the possibility exists for winter cold and storms that can …

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This Soils and Plant Nutrients Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook examines the physical and …

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This publication provides updated recommendations for phosphorus fertilizer application in corn, soybean, and small grains …

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