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A simple electric fence helps this beekeeper sleep better knowing his hives are protected from bears. (credit Seth Nagy)

Weeds and Bear Control Answers

This week I would like to share two questions that were recently asked at the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Caldwell County …

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 …

When wings are closed, the grey, black-spotted forewings are visible, and when wings are open the red coloring of the forewings is visible.

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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2021 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

This manual, updated every year, covers pesticide use and safety information, chemical application equipment, fertilizer …

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Bipalium kewense, a large, brown, striped hammerhead flatworm

Terrestrial Flatworms, Land Planarians & Hammerhead Worms

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This publication provides farmers or landowners with an overview of rules of liability for any …

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This factsheet provides an overview of a farmer or landowner’s obligations to visitors — invited …

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This factsheet explains the contract terms likely to be found in a solar ground leases.

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What Is Solar?

This factsheet serves as an overview for North Carolinians interested in learning about the different …

7/21/21
Asian longhorned tick

Asian Longhorned Tick

The Asian longhorned tick is an invasive tick spreading throughout the eastern US. A native …

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