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4-H Fundraiser Save the Date

Please join us on November 21, 2019, from 4–6 p.m. at the N.C. Cooperative Extension of Dare County office …

Glyphosate Questions?

In light of the recent jury based court decision in California, N.C. Cooperative Extension agents and NC State University …

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Greenline

Bring your garden questions, samples or photos to the back porch of the Thomas A. Baum Senior Center from …

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OBX Living Series

The OBX Living Series, a program of Dare County NC Cooperative Extension, is designed for youth and adults who …

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2019 Master Gardener Volunteer Program

Applications are now being accepted for the 2019 Master Gardener℠ volunteer program ofDare County. No formal training is necessary to …

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New Ag Tech in Dare County

We are happy to announce Amy Jordan as our new Agricultural Technician Program Assistant. She is a recent transplant …

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Hurricane Preparedness

A good rule of thumb with any potential disaster is to hope for the best, but plan for the …

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Dare Master Gardener Receives Award!

Local resident and Master Gardener℠ volunteer, Chris Stadther, received a 2018 NCEMGVA Outstanding Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Award on June …

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Mailing Food Gifts

Whether you are mailing Christmas goodies to your grandchildren in the next state or your soldier across the ocean, …

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Food Recovery and Waste Reduction

Increasingly, food service managers are choosing to recover and reuse food scraps and other organic …

Soil Fertility on Organic Farms

Throughout this manual we have discussed how organic farmers strive to build healthy soil in …

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Soil Quality Considerations for Organic Farmers

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STLM pupa

Spotted Tentiform Leafminer

Spotten tentiform leafminer description, life history, damage, and control.

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Tarnished plant bug

Tarnished Plant Bug

Tarnished plant bug description, life history, damage, and control.

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Dogwood borer adult

Dogwood Borer

Dogwood borer description, life history, damage, and control.

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Insidious plant bug

Insidious Plant Bug

Insidious plant bug description, life history, and predation.

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RBLR adult

Redbanded Leafroller

Redbanded leafroller description, life cycle, damage, and control.

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