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Keep the Repellent Handy

Although hurricane Dorian has come and gone for most of us, its rainfall has likely left standing water in …

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V Pesticide Training Offered

A V training is scheduled on Monday, August 19, 2019, from 2–4 p.m. at the Caldwell County Agricultural Center …

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Spotted Lanternfly

The spotted lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula (White)) is a new invasive insect that was first identified in Berks County in …

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V Pesticide Classes Offered

When: February 5, 2019, from 5:30–7:30 p.m. and February 26, 2019, from 1–3 p.m. Please call 828.757.1290 for more information. Where: N.C. …

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