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The Basics of Beekeeping

Also referred to as Apiculture, beekeeping is the process of maintaining bee colonies in structures known as hives, for …

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April Beekeepers' Meeting!

The Halifax & Northampton Counties’ Beekeepers’ Association looks forward to seeing you at our monthly meeting! We will meet …

April 21: Fire Ant Training

Are you a homeowner, a farmer, or a property manager? You’ve likely had to deal with problematic fire ants. …

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2022 Master Gardener Volunteer Class

With 2022 approaching quickly, we will soon begin interviews for Extension Master Gardener Volunteer candidates. The Master Gardener Volunteer training …

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NC FarmLink

NC FarmLink was recently featured in Tobacco Farm Quarterly. In the article, found on page 18, journalist, Lara Ivanitch …

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Growing Bloodroot?

We often receive questions on how to grow Bloodroot. Margaret and Alison, with the NC Alternative Crops and Organics …

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