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2019 Pesticide Classes

2019 Pesticide Credits Available for V, X, and other Ground commercial category credits. Call 704-736-8461 if you plan to attend …

Corn and Soybean Field Day

Corn and Soybean Field Day

Register Now! 2 Hours of Pesticide Credits and FREE LUNCH! Call 704-482-4365 (Cleveland County office) or 704-736-8461 (Lincoln County …

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Pasture Weed Management

Catawba Valley Cattlemen’s Association (meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month) This month’s meeting is on Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at …

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Cook Smart, Eat Smart

The Cook Smart, Eat Smart Cooking School will teach you how to prepare simple, healthy, and delicious food for …

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Med Instead of Meds

Interested in eating the Mediterranean way, but not sure where to start? The Med Instead of Meds class series …

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Food Preservation Series 2019

Join us for a series on the various methods of preserving food. We’ll be covering water-bath canning, pressure canning, …

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Giant Hogweed Concerns

(Photo: Corey Childs, Warren County Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech) Giant hogweed has been causing somewhat of a stir in the …

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Outdoor Cooking Food Safety

Prepare as much as you can in your kitchen: One of the biggest concerns with outdoor cooking is ensuring the …

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Controlling Fire Ants - VIDEO!

Now is the time to get out there and make smart, strategic fire ant treatments! This link will take you …

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Grilling Tips

Hey everyone! This is Zach Troutman, Family and Consumer Sciences Agent with Lincoln County Cooperative Extension. With the weather …

Biosecurity on the Farm

The day after Christmas my wife and daughter entered a plane at Raleigh/Durham Airport and stepped off in London, …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

Muscadine Grapes in the Home Garden

Muscadine grapes are well adapted to the Coastal Plain of North Carolina, where temperatures seldom …

Bunch Grapes in the Home Garden

Grapes are welcome summer treats that can be eaten fresh, processed into jellies, jams, juice …

Home Garden - Asparagus Production

Asparagus has been considered a garden delicacy since Roman times. Any home gardener can grow …

Extension Programming Models

This publication illustrates the NC State Extension Model for Program Planning and Evaluation for proactive …

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Raspberries in the Home Garden

Red raspberries are some of the most sought after small fruits in the state. The …

Florida betony rhizome and tubers

Casoron (dichlobenil)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of Casoron (dichlobenil).

Land Application of Municipal Sludge: Advantages and Concerns

This factsheet explains how proper land application of municipal biosolids can protect public health and …

8/22/19SoilFacts

Devrinol (napropamide)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of Devrinol (napropamide).