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Oak Issues in Southeastern NC

Recently, Extension agents and specialists have been receiving calls from folks in southeastern NC regarding oak trees dying or …

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Upcoming Pollinator Workshops

Are you interested in implementing conservation practices such as establishing pollinator habitat on your land? We’re hosting two workshops this …

Online Forest Health Maps Released

August 1, 2014 North Carolina Forest Service Contact: Robert Trickel A new web site containing forest health maps has been developed by …

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Anthracnose in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of anthracnose.

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1. Soils and Plant Nutrients

This Soils and Plant Nutrients Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook examines the physical and …

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Dogs and Turfgrass Interactions

This publication answers common questions dog owners may have about lawn care. Topics include what …

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Soil, Plots, and Planters

This publication, chapter 8 of Collard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food …

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Food Garden Design

This publication, chapter 4 of Collard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food …

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Fig Culture in North Carolina

The fig is native to the Mediterranean Basin. You may already be familiar with some …

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Tall Fescue Lawn Maintenance Calendar

This factsheet provides instructions on how to properly care for tall fescue grass year round. …

St. Augustinegrass Lawn Maintenance Calendar

This calendar contains suggestions designed to help in the care and maintenance of St. Augustinegrass …