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18th Annual Gardening Seminar: Fall for Gardening

18th Annual Gardening Seminar: Fall for Gardening Thursday, September 19, 2019 8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Guilford County Center 3309 Burlington …

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Fire Ant Quarantine Area Expanding

Quarantine area for the imported fire ant expanding to include all of Davidson, Orange, and Vance Counties RALEIGH – The …

Tick "questing" or seeking out a host. https://content.ces.ncsu.edu/ticks-and-tick-borne-diseases Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

It's Tick Season!

Written by Kathy Williams, Extension Master Gardener℠ volunteer It’s the ‘dog days’ of summer, and that means tick season in …

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Share the Harvest

“Share the Harvest” is a program that has been in place for seven years, helping provide fresh local produce …

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Local Food Guide!

This Local Food Guide is designed to make consumers aware of the benefits of buying and eating local food …

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