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Sawflies on Roses

For the past several weeks I have noticed damage to the leaves of my roses. Each year this happens and …

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"Raining" in Mosquitoes

Recent heavy rains and flooding across many areas of the state will create many breeding areas for mosquitoes. While …

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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 …

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Fire Ants and More- Seth Nagy

Each week brings new and interesting questions to the Caldwell Extension Center. The theme of this week’s questions is …

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Be Thankful for the Extra Turkey

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays, as I find it meaningful and pretty simple. Spending time with family …

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Tornado Damage Assistance

Sign-up Begins November 20, 2017 As a result of damages caused by the tornado on October 23, 2017 Burke and …

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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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Q&A With Seth Nagy

Some interesting questions came into the Caldwell Extension Center this week. I’d like to share three of them with …

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National 4-H Week

As National 4-H Week begins October 1, 2017, it is a great time to reflect on the value of …

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Q&A With Seth Nagy

Some interesting questions came into the Caldwell Extension Center this week. I’d like to share three of them with …

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Fall Activities for Your Family

As Fall approaches and children are back in school, for many, thoughts turn from harvesting those last summer vegetables …