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Local Foods Celebration Schedule Posted

North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Guilford County Center, along with community partners, is holding their annual Local Foods Celebration! This event …

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Livestock and Pet Owners Beware of Ticks

N.C. Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services Public Affairs Division FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MONDAY, JULY 8, 2019 CONTACT: Dr. Michael Neault, director of …

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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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Local Food Guide!

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

Multicolored Asian lady beetle Gyorgy Csoka, Hungary Forest Research Institute, Bugwood.org

Lady Beetles Coming Inside

The multicolored Asian lady beetle has invaded many homes recently and these smelly pests have caused many headaches leaving …

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Heirloom Vegetables and Seeds

Heirloom Vegetables and Seeds By Lucy Banks, Master Gardener Volunteer, Guilford County, NC Whether ordering from a catalog or perusing the …

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Prepping Roses for Winter

Prepping Roses for Winter By Laurie B, Guilford County (NC) Extension Master Gardener I always get melancholy when it comes time …

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Hemispherical Scale

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Greenhouse Whitefly

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Pruning Field Grown Shade and Flowering Trees

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