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Is It Ripe?

Do you agonize over the bin of watermelons at the store as you try to choose a good, ripe …

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Mosquito Season Is Upon Us

Along with the periods of heavy rain, heat and occasional drought of summer, we cannot ignore the mosquito. This …

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Mow Frequently - Mow High

What a difference a year makes! This time last year the lawn was barely growing and this year it …

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Burke County Farmers Markets

Burke County Farmers Market Schedule for 2018 Morganton Farmers Market 300 Beach Street Morganton, NC Saturdays 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon April 28 – October …

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Laminitis in Horses

Laminitis is a very painful and serious disease that can cause lameness in horses. The laminae is the support …

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Hot Weather Brings Brown Patch

Damp, steamy days seem to be the norm in Burke County these days and with these weather conditions, homeowners …

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Burke County 4-H Summer Fun 2018

The much anticipated 4-H Summer Fun Schedule is HERE! It’s time to start thinking about activities to keep the …

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Vaccinating Cattle

With spring starting to fight off winter, and pastures beginning to green, cattle producers are beaming with optimism. One …