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Food Drive

Burke county 4-H and N.C. Cooperative Extension, Burke County Center are hosting a Food Drive. Help us fill our …

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Pesticide Collection Day

North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, in cooperation with the N.C. Cooperative Extension Burke County Center, will …

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Drexel Fair Approaching Fast

The Drexel Fair is fast approaching and now is the time to start making plans to enter your flowers, …

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Burke County 4-H Summer Fun

The Burke County 4-H Summer Fun Schedule is HERE!! Registration begins on Tuesday, May 30th from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. Burke …

Public Input Meeting on Gypsy Moth

WHO: Residents of Burke County and Catawba County WHAT: Public Input Meeting to Discuss an Infestation of Gypsy Moth in …

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When the Power Is Out - When to Save Refrigerated Food and When to Throw It Out

This factsheet offers information on which refrigerated foods to discard when the power is out …

1 week agoDisaster Recovery

Water Quality for Golf Course Superintendents and Professional Turf Managers

Follow the suggestions and BMPs described in this publication to reduce sediment and keep nutrients …

Water Quality and Professional Turfgrass Managers

Although groundwater and surface waters are rarely polluted by turfgrass pesticides, turf managers should consider …

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Water Requirements of North Carolina Turfgrasses

Water is an essential component for plant growth. In turfgrasses it comprises 75 to 90 …

9/27/18
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Working Together: A Guide to Collaboration in Rural Revitalization

This publication discusses the components to collaborate successfully in rural revitalization efforts. If focuses on …

9/26/18
Figure 1. A healthy lawn requires your care.

Water Quality and Home Lawn Care

This publication will help you care for your lawn in ways that prevent and reduce …

4-H students hold chickens.

4-H Chicken Donation: Embryology to Harvesting

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses 4-H projects that …

9/25/18Local Foods
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Worms Can Recycle Your Garbage

This factsheet explains how you can set up and maintain a worm composting bin for …