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Caldwell County Farmers Markets

Caldwell County Farmers Market Saturdays, 6 a.m. to 12 p.m., May through December Behind County offices at 904 West Ave Lenoir, NC 28645 Contact: carlamcginnis0714@gmail.com …

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P is for Pollinators! 

Spring is a great time to establish new plants! If you are thinking your landscape needs an update, or …

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Yummy Indian-Inspired Chana Masala!

Join Extension Agent Margie Mansure and “Food Fan” Eric Stafford for this 16-minute video demonstrating an Indian-inspired vegetarian fare …

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Farm Transition Tactics

William Hamilton is a 15-year veteran dealing with farmland in North Carolina, specializing in a wide array of issues …

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A Guide for Seed Buying

As a horticulture agent, it has been encouraging to see the increase of interest people have shown in growing …

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Indoor Plant Care 101

With spending more time indoors than generations past, it is important to stay connected with the outdoors. One of …

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Winter Landscape Care: Q and A

This week I would like to share some answers to some frequently asked questions that we have received related …

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Notas sobre el cultivo de arándanos en Carolina del Norte

pH bajo. Tierra ácida con un pH de 5.0 o menos para arándanos altos (Vaccinium …

Figure 1. Silverfish.

Silverfish and Firebrats

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology, behavior and management of silverfish infestations.

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Figure 1. Booklouse.

Booklice

This Entomology Insect Note contains information about booklice, a small household pest that feeds on …

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Figure 1. Earwigs.

Earwigs

This Entomology Insect Note offers information on how to identify and control earwigs in the …

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Figure 1. Springtail.

Springtails

This Entomology Insect Note discusses the life cycle, habits, and control of springtails in the …

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Figure 1. Camel cricket.

Camel Crickets

This Entomology Insect Note describes how to control camel crickets if they become an indoor …

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Drain fly adult

Drain Flies

This Entomology Insect Note describes how to identify and control drain flies, a common nuisance …

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Figure 1a. Termites have no waist; ants have a narrow waist.

A Guide to House-Invading Ants and Their Control

Ants are probably the most common insect pests that invade our homes and become an …

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