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Cover photo for USDA Hardiness Zone Map Update

USDA Hardiness Zone Map Update

So what is the Plant Hardiness Zone Map? The USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map is the standard by which gardeners …

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2024 NC Farm School

The 2024 NC Farm School has come to our district! Location: East Carolina Agricultural and Education Center, 1175 Kingsboro Rd, …

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Horticulture Needs Survey

Hello I’m Justin Burkhead the new horticulture agent for Halifax county. I grew up in Fayetteville, NC and obtained …

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Powdery Mildew

Powdery mildew is a common fungal disease that effects many different plants. The symptom of powdery mildew is a …

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Keep an Eye Out for Bagworms

Damage May thru June is the best time to look for and treat bagworms. Bagworms, Thyridopteryx ephemeraeformis, are common landscape insect …

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Cedar-Apple Rust

Cedar-Apple Rust You may be seeing orange gelatinous blobs with what looks like tentacles on redcedar or juniper trees now …

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Pesticide Collection Day

Pesticide Collection Day North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, in cooperation with the Halifax County Cooperative Extension, will …

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Ag Wage Survey

The North Carolina Department of Commerce’s Agricultural Services & Foreign Labor section has started conducting the 2022/2023 Prevailing Wage …

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Lawn Burweed

Lawn burweed Identification Lawn burweed (Soliva sessilis), is also known as spurweed, bindi weed, field burweed and Spurweed. It is a …

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