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Pesticide Collection Day

North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, in cooperation with the BertieCounty Cooperative Extension, will be offering a …

Time To Move - Find Your Groove

Time to Move - Find Your Groove

Got the “Winter Blue” already? Let’s tackle it together and here’s how. Join the virtual community support group Time To …

Peak-Season Soil Testing Fees

It’s that time of year again. Time for the peak-season soil testing fees. Peak-season soil testing fees are set …

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Coping With Drought

Quick Tips: Plants response to short-term drought: wilting, marginal leaf scorch (browning along edges), and loss of some foliage. Plants …

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Wasps at Porch Lights

In recent weeks we’ve been getting a lot of messages regarding large wasps coming to porch lights. In all …

Chicken & Rabbit Show

2021 Chicken & Rabbit Show

Are you interested in raising chickens and/or rabbits? If so, you should participate in our 4-H Chicken & Rabbit …

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2021 4-H Summer Fun

This summer we are offering at-home kits and Zoom experiences for youth. Family kits will be available for K-5 …

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Compost Bin Discounts!

I have tried out two dozen types of compost bins at my Compost Learning Lab at NC State University and these …

4-H Online 2.0

4-H Online 2.0

It’s that time of year again! All new and returning families as well as volunteers must enroll in 4-H …

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