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Corn Trials in Caldwell County

The United States Department of Agriculture published its first corn yield estimate in 1866. The corn yield was 26 …

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Local Food- for Sale All Winter!

While it’s colder outside and our gardens have gotten sleepy or been put “to bed”, many local farmers still …

Lemon Balm Harvest

Medicinal Plants and Herbs

One of the fun parts of working with North Carolina Cooperative Extension is getting to learn about different enterprises …

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Governor’s Volunteer Service Award

(Lenoir, NC) – Nominations are being accepted in Caldwell County for the 2018 Governor’s Volunteer Service Award. This volunteer award …

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Fun at Anita Alta

Up in the mountains of western Caldwell County there is land that was once owned by Daniel Boone’s brother …

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Horticulture Scholarships Offered

The Caldwell County Nurserymen Association is offering scholarships to college students. Three $500 scholarships will be awarded to students …

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Caring for Tomatoes

Tomatoes are the most popular summer vegetable grown in gardens. Whether your tomatoes are in the ground or still …

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Food Garden Design

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Myths and Facts About the National Flood Insurance Program

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National Flood Insurance Programs

This publication offers some information about the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

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Should You Buy Flood Insurance?

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Traveling Safely by Car in an Emergency

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