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Cover photo for 2018 Small Fruit Plant Sale

2018 Small Fruit Plant Sale

N.C. Cooperative Extension’s Small Fruit Plant Sale starts January 2nd and continues through the months of January and February. …

Cover photo for Managing Fire Ants Workshop

Managing Fire Ants Workshop

Fire ants have arrived in Burke County and have set up housekeeping in area lawns, pastures, fields and roadsides. …

Cover photo for Fall Lawn Weed Workshop

Fall Lawn Weed Workshop

With the abundant rainfall this summer weeds have flourished in our lawns and flower beds. But as summer weeds …

Cover photo for Fire Ants

Fire Ants

In case you haven’t noticed, fire ants have arrived in Burke County. They’ve been around for a while in …

Cover photo for NC Farm School 2018

NC Farm School 2018

NC Farm School 2018 Catawba River Make your farming dreams a reality! For more information visit …

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Fall Grub Control

It’s the perfect time to treat your yard for next year’s grubs. Japanese beetle and June bug grubs are …

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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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This Tree Fruit and Nuts chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook explains how to select, …

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This Plants Grown in Containers chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook teaches gardeners about selecting …

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This organic gardening chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook provides systematic approach to fertilization, soil, …

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