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NC Extension Gardener Handbook

Now available from UNC Press: North Carolina Extension Gardner Handbook HARDCOVER: $60 DIGITAL VERSION: $50 Published: April 2018 728 pp., 8.5 x 11 1067 color plates, …

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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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Japanese Beetles

Well, we didn’t see many Japanese beetles last summer but we are certainly paying for it this summer. The …

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The 17-Year Cicada

The 17-year cicada is here! They started emerging from the soil about a week ago and will spend the …

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Invasion of Giant Mosquitoes

As spring progresses so do the numbers of insect pest calls in to the Extension office. It is always …

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