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Cover photo for 2019 Extension Gardener Workshop Series

2019 Extension Gardener Workshop Series

Interested in gardening? Learn about sustainable, science-based gardening practices from NC Cooperative Extension Extension Gardener classes are a series of …

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Pesticide Recertification Classes

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Chatham County Center will be conducting two courses for pesticide applicators needing the V – Safety Credit …

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NCSU Disease fact sheet covers management of bacterial spot on ornamentals.

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Fumigation related injury of strawberries is described with fumigant management and corrective measures provided.