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Cover photo for Flavor of Fall Sip 'N Paint

Flavor of Fall Sip 'N Paint

Join the Bertie County Public Library and the N.C. Cooperative Extension for our next Paint and Sip Class! Monday, October …

When Will Peanuts Be Ready?

Each year we ponder the question “Will this crop be early this year?”. Well in some years maybe but …

Cover photo for 2023 CHROME Regional Ag Expo

2023 CHROME Regional Ag Expo

This year’s CHROME Ag Expo is set for Wednesday, August 23, 2023, in Bertie County at the Peanut Belt …

Cover photo for Bertie County Riverfest

Bertie County Riverfest

We were thrilled to take part in the Bertie County Riverfest on June 17th. The weather was perfect, with …

Cover photo for Get Healthy for Life AHA Classes

Get Healthy for Life AHA Classes

Join us! Join us in fun, hands-on group experiences at the Aulander Nutrition Site that will teach you how to: …

Cover photo for Home Food Preservation Series

Home Food Preservation Series

This workshop is designed for those who wish to learn about canning as a home food preservation method. This …

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Prevent Timber Trespass and Theft

Tips for preventing timber trespass and theft are reviewed in this publication. Special documentation of …

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Colletid Bees (Plasterer Bees, Cellophane Bees, and Polyester Bees)

This factsheet describes bees in the family Colletidae.

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Soybean Seedling Diseases

Soybean seedling disease is caused by several different pathogens. While cultural management is the same …

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Weed Management in Watermelon

This publication discusses weeds common to watermelon and how to control them. Weed management strategies …

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Winterizing the Herb Garden

If treated properly, many herb plants will survive in the garden for a number of …

Weed Management in Collards, Kale, Mustard, and Turnip Greens

Cool-season leafy greens face a different weed spectrum than warm-season crops. The presence of weeds …

Weed Management in Lettuce

Weed competition in lettuce reduces both yield and head quality. This cool-season crop faces competition …

Weed Management in Okra

Being related to cotton, okra can be a poor competitor with weeds, particularly early in …