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Wooly Frogs Mouth

Wooly Frogs Mouth Alert!

NCDA&CS has identified Wooly Frogs Mouth in a Pender County pond. This is the first identification of this aquatic …

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2017 Census of Agriculture

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) began mailing the 2017 Census of Agriculture to …

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Aquaponics Short-Course

Aquaponics Short Course, March 7, New Bern Convention Center Designed to provide entrepreneurs research based technical training in the fundamentals …

Calibrating Your Spreader

As summer rolls around, some homeowners will be applying fertilizers and pesticides to their lawns and gardens. It is …

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Discovery Garden Update

I am very excited to update the progress in our Discovery Gardens. At this point, the contractor should be …

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NOAA Winter Outlook

The NOAA weather outlook for the winter of 2016/2017 has been released. Their video is available online. Short version: …

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