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YOUR GUIDE TO
PREPARING FOR EMERGENCIES

Tis' the season to PREPARE for tropical depressions, hurricanes and tornadoes! Take a moment to make sure you are prepared to keep your family SAFE !!!!! YOUR GUIDE TO PREPARING FOR EMERGENCIES https://ncdisaster.ces.ncsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/handbook.pdf?fwd=no

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Rain Barrels Are
Here. Order One Today!

These roughly 50-gallon food-grade barrels come complete with screened inlet, brass faucet, and 1.5-inch overflow outlet.  The cost is $50 for a "ready-made" unpainted barrel. Rain Barrel information handout: http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/Rainbarrels2.pdf Order form: Rainbarrels2016 Order flyer LH

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Hay Directory
Form

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. http://goo.gl/forms/xbOncyPIrw

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Dividing Perennials

Fall is a great time to divide perennials.  Dividing perennials promotes plant growth while allowing you to easily create more plants.  Vigorously growing perennials like chrysanthemums and asters may need to be divided MORE »

Soybean Rust Update popular

Sept. 23, 2016 from Jim Dunphy, Crop Science Extension Specialist (Soybeans) and Lindsey Thiessen, Extension Plant Pathologist Although Asiatic Soybean Rust may be moving up the Mississippi River valley pretty rapidly, it seems MORE » – from   Integrated Pest Management

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2016 Onslow County Fair

Hours for the Fair: Monday Oct 3rd: 6PM – 11PM Tues Oct 4th: 4PM – 11PM Wed Oct 5th: 4PM – 11PM Thurs Oct 6th: 4PM – 11PM Fri Oct 7th: 4PM – MORE »

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Jams and Jellies

Fall is a great time to enjoy fresh fruits.  Right now, I’m enjoying figs and muscadine grapes.  When I finally get my fill of fresh fruit, I like to preserve some of summer’s MORE »

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Tip and Tasks

Vegetable Garden Plant cool season crops like radishes, spinach, and lettuce in September.  Cool season herbs like dill, parsley and cilantro can be sown or transplanted. Plant garlic and onion until November.  Choose MORE »

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Nematodes in the Home Garden

Root knot nematodes have stunted the roots of this tomato plant. Nematodes are a common problem in sandy soils.  Nematodes are microscopic worms that live in the soil.  Many nematodes are beneficial, preying MORE »

Crape myrtle bark scale Jim Robbins U of Ark CES Bugwood org

New Pest on Crape Myrtles

For several years, I’ve been hearing that crape myrtle bark scale was heading towards North Carolina.  Well, now we know that it is here.  This is bad news because crape myrtles are typically 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 Oct 3 - Mon Oct 3, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
US Cooperative Extension Services, 4024 Richlands Highway, Jacksonville, NC 28540, United States
— 2 days away
EFNEP: Feeding Your Baby/Shop for Value, Check the Facts/Healthy and StrongMon Oct 3, 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 Oct 3, 2016
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
US Cooperative Extension Services, 4024 Richlands Highway, Jacksonville, NC 28540, United States
— 3 days away
EFNEP: Feeding Your Baby/Shop for Value, Check the Facts/Healthy and StrongTue Oct 4, 2016
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Onslow County WIC, 2455 Iwo Jima Boulevard, Tarawa Terrace, NC 28543, United States
— 3 days away
Zumba Fitness ClassTue Oct 4, 2016
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
US Cooperative Extension Services, 4024 Richlands Hwy, Jacksonville, NC 28540, United States
— 4 days away
EFNEP: Feeding Your Baby/Shop for Value, Check the Facts/Healthy and StrongWed Oct 5, 2016
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Onslow County WIC, 2455 Iwo Jima Boulevard, Tarawa Terrace, NC 28543, United States
— 4 days away
EFNEP: Feeding Your Baby/Shop for Value, Check the Facts/Healthy and StrongThu Oct 6, 2016
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Onslow County WIC, 2455 Iwo Jima Boulevard, Tarawa Terrace, NC 28543, United States
— 5 days away
Zumba Fitness ClassThu Oct 6, 2016
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
US Cooperative Extension Services, 4024 Richlands Hwy, Jacksonville, NC 28540, United States
— 6 days away
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