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Baking a Blue Ribbon
Winning Pie

Learn to make the perfect homemade pie crust and a variety of sweet and savory fillings, just in time for the Onslow County Fair. August 27, 2015         6pm-9pm Onslow County Extension Office Cost: $5.00 per participant Participants will learn tips and techniques to bake a perfect pie for your family and possibly a win a Blue Ribbon at the Onslow County Fair this Fall! Pre-register by August 24, 2015 Call (910) 455-5873 for more information

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Hay Directory
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This Hay Directory is provided as a service to hay producers and buyers.  In order to be included in the next update of the Hay Directory, please complete this form.

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Consumer Horticulture

Extension's Gardening Portal at NC State University provides access to a wealth of information, events and resources for gardeners in North Carolina.  Managed by the State Urban Horticulture Specialist and Cooperative Extension Horticulture Agents throughout the state, it is your doorway to guidance about successfully growing vegetables, herbs, fruits, flowers and ornamentals in your landscape.

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Figure 2. Intermediate Ca deficiency symptoms.  Note the yellowing on the leaf margin.
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From the Field-Agronomy Notes

Tobacco Research Update: Calcium Deficiency of Tobacco In this tobacco research update, we highlight the symptoms of calcium deficiency.  These images are part of a project supported by the North Carolina Tobacco Foundation to MORE » – from   Tobacco Growers Information

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Building a Butterfly Garden

Black swallowtail butterfly feeds on a zinnia blossom.  John Reintjes, Master Gardener Volunteer Butterfly watching has gained a lot of interest in recent years.  Butterflies are colorful and interesting, adding an element of MORE »

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Protecting Your Family From Mosquitoes

 Adult mosquito Jim Gathany-CDC phil.cdc.gov/phil Given all the media attention about mosquitoes and the Zika virus lately, I wanted to talk about the best ways we can prevent mosquitoes in our landscapes and MORE »

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Tip and Tasks

Remember to water according to plant needs. Vegetables and newly established plants require more frequent watering than established lawns and plants. Sandy soil requires more frequent watering than heavier soils. Mulch plants to MORE »

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Cistern Bed Planting

I’d like to give a big shout out to the Master Gardener Volunteers!  They have put a lot of time and energy in the last two months in to planting the bed around MORE »

Hopper burn damage from potato leaf hopper on red maple

Maple Nursery IPM Update popular

I had several questions related to problems with maples last week. In the process I noticed damage from maple spider mite, hopper burn (potato leaf hopper), maple shoot borer, anthracnose, and canker diseases. MORE » – from   Wilson County Center

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ZUMBA FITNESS CLASSMon Aug 29 - Mon Aug 29, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
US Cooperative Extension Services, 4024 Richlands Highway, Jacksonville, NC 28540, United States
— Tomorrow
EFNEP: Get the Best for Less/Shop for Value, Check the Facts/Healthy and StrongMon Aug 29, 2016
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Where:
Onslow County WIC, 2455 Iwo Jima Boulevard, Tarawa Terrace, NC 28543, United States
— 2 days away
EFNEP: Introducing New Foods/Shop for Value, Check the FactsMon Aug 29, 2016
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
Onslow County WIC, 2455 Iwo Jima Boulevard, Tarawa Terrace, NC 28543, United States
— 2 days away
EFNEP: Feeding Your Baby/Shop for Value, Check the Facts/Healthy and StrongMon Aug 29, 2016
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Onslow County WIC, 2455 Iwo Jima Boulevard, Tarawa Terrace, NC 28543, United States
— 2 days away
ZUMBA FITNESS CLASSMon Aug 29, 2016
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
US Cooperative Extension Services, 4024 Richlands Highway, Jacksonville, NC 28540, United States
— 2 days away
EFNEP: Get the Best for Less/Shop for Value, Check the Facts/Healthy and StrongTue Aug 30, 2016
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Where:
Onslow County WIC, 2455 Iwo Jima Boulevard, Tarawa Terrace, NC 28543, United States
— 3 days away
EFNEP: Introducing New Foods/Shop for Value, Check the FactsTue Aug 30, 2016
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
Onslow County WIC, 2455 Iwo Jima Boulevard, Tarawa Terrace, NC 28543, United States
— 3 days away
EFNEP: Feeding Your Baby/Shop for Value, Check the Facts/Healthy and StrongTue Aug 30, 2016
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Onslow County WIC, 2455 Iwo Jima Boulevard, Tarawa Terrace, NC 28543, United States
— 3 days away
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