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An Apple a Day...

Autumn is here, and everyone is talking about sweaters, scarves, boots, and pumpkin spice lattes. However, there is one …

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The Great Pumpkin Search

With the coming of fall, many of us will go on a search for that perfect pumpkin. It could …

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Fall Is for Planting

Fall gardening can be a delight. It’s wonderful to be able to work outside without enduring miserable temperatures and …

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Time to Treat Peach Tree Borers

Calls frequently come in to the Extension office with callers asking about a jelly like substance seeping from their …

Managing Cattle in a Drought

Dry conditions and excessive temps have prevailed in Burke County and across the State this summer. Beef producers are …

Poultry Producer Alert - Avian Influenza

N.C. continues to prepare for possible avian influenza outbreak RALEIGH – State Veterinarian Doug Meckes announced additional precautions that are …

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Burke Resident Honored

Longtime Burke County resident, William C. (Bill) Parton was honored recently for his leadership in the advancement of agriculture …

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Jr. 4-H Beekeeper Program

While we humans choose the summer to relax and enjoy sunny days and lake vacations, it is not the …

4-H Summer Fun Openings

Burke County 4-H is still working hard to offer some exciting classes and trips for a SUMMER of FUN. On …