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Extension and research at NC State address timely issues impacting our state. Extension delivers trusted information directly into the hands of farmers and agribusinesses, helping them translate knowledge into solutions that grow our economy and communities.

Seed Swap on Feb. 27, 2021

Come swap seeds with fellow gardeners and learn about gardening at Hitchcock Creek Park, 615 Steele St, Rockingham at 2 p.m. …

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Backyard Composting

Instead of disposing of yard trimmings and kitchen scraps, you can compost them in your own backyard. Composting is an …

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Green fruitworm description, life cycle, damage, and control.

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