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Caswell County Food Drive

According to a study conducted by Feeding America…there are nearly 4,000 Caswell County citizens facing food insecurity on a …

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Holiday Food Gifting Pointers

The holidays are a time when many of us are busy in our kitchens preparing homemade food gifts to …

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Dining With Diabetes

November is Diabetes awareness month. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that nearly 1.6 million Americans have diabetes, …

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2020 Grassroots Leadership Conference

Join us for this free public workshop: Creating Equitable Solutions for Stronger Communities Thursday, October 22, 2020, from 8:30 a.m. …

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Caswell County Fire Ants

With all the recent moisture we are seeing an increase in ant mounds in yards and pastures in Caswell …

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Pecan Scab Disease

Pecan Scab Disease More than likely, the black spots you see on pecan leaves and shucks are due to pecan …

Hands of unrecognizable senior couple with their grandaughter planting a seedling on the allotment. Man, woman and a small girl gardening.

The Grow Box

A program of Garden fun for your family delivered to your door from North Carolina 4-H and the JC …

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Pollinators Garden

For small farms that grow a diversity of fruit and vegetables, pollinators can be essential for crop production A small …

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Refreshing Summer Treats

Watermelons are in season and a perfect way to refresh your palette and cool off on a hot summer …

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Crape Myrtle Disease: Sooty Mold

Leaf and stem surfaces are covered with a black sooty substance, causing them to appear black and dirty. Sooty …

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Figure 1. Cool-season vegetables can tolerate colder temperature

Central North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs

In central North Carolina almost any type of vegetable or fruit can be grown successfully …

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Threshold Legal Issues Concerning Solar Development Opportunities

This factsheet covers several factors to consider when leasing farmland for solar farm purposes. Property …

2 weeks ago
Figure 1. Sample lawn care contract.

Tips on Writing Turf Contracts and Landscape Specifications

Maintenance contracts for turfgrass areas should be written to provide security for all parties involved. …

2 weeks ago

Tall Fescue & Kentucky Bluegrass Athletic Field Maintenance Calendar

This calendar of suggested management practices is designed to assist you in the seasonal care …

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Preparing the land.

Site Preparation

This publication, chapter 5 of Collard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food …

3 weeks ago
Figure 1. Boundaries between North Carolina regions.

Selecting and Managing Lawn Grasses for Shade

Turfgrass, trees, and shrubs are desired in most landscapes because they are attractive and useful. …

3/10/21
Basic hive equipment.

How to Become a Beekeeper in North Carolina

Beekeeping is a very enjoyable and rewarding pastime that is relatively inexpensive to get started. …

2/26/21
Cistern, overflow, pump, faucet and gutter beside house

Rainwater Harvesting: Guidance for Homeowners

A rainwater harvesting system captures stormwater runoff, often from a rooftop, and stores the water …

2/24/21Urban Waterways