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Successful Gardener Workshops for 2017

It’s time to start thinking about this season’s gardening projects and Extension’s Successful Gardener workshops are just the thing …

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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#ExtensionEats Cookbook

Burke County Cooperative Extension will be selling its #ExtensionEats Cookbook for the holidays. This cookbook is a compilation of …

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Allergy Sufferers Alert

Fall is creeping up on us very quickly. The flowers and blooming plants seem to be rejuvenated and full …

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The Trees Are Full of Worms

We are fortunate to have plenty of large, beautiful trees here in Burke County. The rich, green of their …

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Nickels for Know-How Referendum

The Burke County Nickels for Know-How Referendum will be held on Tuesday, November 1, 2016. Spring Williams-Byrd, Burke County Cooperative Extension …

Plant Sale Is Almost Here

Get your garden beds ready and mark your calendars because it’s almost time for the Extension Master Gardeners Community …

The Approach of Spring

Spring is on its way, I’m sure of it! We’re not there quite yet but each day brings us …

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2019 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

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Using the NC State Extension Master Gardener Program Service Marks and Logo

The appropriate uses of the North Carolina Extension Master Gardener name and emblem are covered …

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