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Field Crops

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Tomato Grafting Workshop

The Caldwell County Extension Service is hosting a tomato grafting workshop on Friday, December 6 from 12:30 to 4:30 …

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Harlequin Bugs and Bull Nettle

This week has generated several good questions from farmers and gardeners. I am sharing two selected questions I think …

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Protecting Pollinators

Pollination is essential for the production of many crops. In fact, it is estimated that one-third of our diets …

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Summer is when dallisgrass shows itself along roadsides, pastures, hay fields and lawns. It puts up a distinctive seed …

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