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Mosquito Populations Likely to Increase

Last week, NCDHHS announced the first death in 2018 due to West Nile virus (WNV). (see https://www.ncdhhs.gov/news/press-releases/dhhs-reports-state%E2%80%99s-first-death-year-related-west-nile-virus). Although details were …

2018 Summer Exploring

Click below for Summer Exploring Schedule! 2018 Summer Exploring …

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Bee Swarms & Fire Ants Q&A

I think spring is finally here to stay. And with the warmer weather comes some interesting insect questions. I …

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4-H Is “EGG-Cellent!”

“EGG-stravagant, EGG-citing, and EGG-strordinaire, are just a few words students would use to describe the 4-H Embryology program offered …

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Q&A With Eli Snyder

This spring and late winter have brought us mixed weather, as well as mixed questions to the Cooperative Extension …

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Community Gardens

Love home-grown tomatoes, but lack sun in your yard? Consider joining a community garden Growing your own fruits and vegetables …

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Lawn Care Questions

I thought about the questions that have been coming into the Caldwell Extension Center this past week. I realized …

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Safe Plates Class Offered

NC Safe Plates is a new Food Safety Manager Certification Course developed by NC State University and an alternative …