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Impacts of Corn Earworm in Bt corn popular

This week, I’ve received multiple reports of corn earworm in Bt corn hybrids that have controlled earworms in the past.  Of the fields I’ve checked, all are properly producing the Bt protein toxic MORE » – from   Entomology

Heat Index Information Online! popular

In their June 24 blog post, the NC State Climate Office (SCO) discusses the history of the heat index and how it is calculated.  Basically, the heat index is a way to determine how warm MORE » – from   Onslow County Center

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4-H Summer Day Camp

4-H Summer Day Camp 2014 Beat the Heat with Pender County 4-H at Summer Day Camp! Pender County is offering a wide variety of fun for everyone this summer! Camper spots are MORE »

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What is Organic Gardening?

Interest in organic gardening is greater than ever but so is confusion over exactly how to accomplish it. How do you provide the nutrients plants need to survive? What can you do about MORE »

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Tomato Growing Primer popular

Soil temperatures have warmed to above 60 degrees in our region and a late frost is highly unlikely, which means it is time to plant tomatoes! Over the years, I have written more MORE »

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Is It Time To Plant For Summer?

April is the month to get your vegetable garden ready to grow summer herbs and vegetables such as squash, cucumbers, tomatoes, and basil. It is also time to plant annuals and perennials for MORE »

Small mounds caused by ground nesting bees do not damage lawns.

Ground Nesting Bees Not A Threat popular

Warmer temperatures in the coming days will likely encourage activity by ground nesting and other native solitary bees. These bees are not pests, nor are they a threat to people, plants, or yards. MORE »

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Spring Extension Gardener Newsletter

Get ready for spring with the latest gardening news! The Spring issue of the Extension Gardener Newsletter is now available online! Extension Gardener is written by horticultural experts with the North Carolina Cooperative MORE »

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EVENTS View All
Ask an Extension Master GardenerWed Aug 13, 2014
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Poplar Grove Farmers' Market, Poplar Grove Plantation, Hwy 17, Wilmington
— 2 weeks away
Ask an Extension Master GardenerWed Sep 10, 2014
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Poplar Grove Farmers' Market, Poplar Grove Plantation, Hwy 17, Wilmington
— 1 month away
Project Learning Tree PreK-8 WorkshopWed Sep 24, 2014
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
4803 Sweet Home Church Rd, Elizabethtown, NC 28337, USA
— 2 months away
Ask an Extension Master GardenerWed Oct 8, 2014
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Poplar Grove Farmers' Market, Poplar Grove Plantation, Hwy 17, Wilmington
— 2 months away
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