Gardening is among our nation’s most popular pastimes, yielding fresh fruits and vegetables for the dinner table, a cleaner environment and aesthetically pleasing landscapes. North Carolina Cooperative Extension’s gardening portal helps gardeners learn more about new plants, native plants and environmental stewardship. Extension Master Gardener Volunteers are instrumental in these efforts, sharing their knowledge of plant selection, cultural practices and pest management with fellow gardeners, school students and others.
Do you ever wonder how much rainfall you received from a recent thunderstorm? How about snowfall during a winter storm? If so, a new volunteer weather observing program needs your help! The Community MORE »
NORTH CAROLINA COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE North Carolina State University * College of Agriculture & Life Sciences Departments of Entomology and Plant Pathology * Raleigh, NC 27695 NORTH CAROLINA PEST NEWS Volume 28, Number MORE »
NORTH CAROLINA COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE North Carolina State University * College of Agriculture & Life Sciences Department of Entomology * Box 7613 * Raleigh, NC 27695 NORTH CAROLINA PEST NEWS Volume 28, Number MORE »
We are very excited to announce we are hosting a now annual Horticultural Science Summer Institute! Please pass along to any youth that may be interested! Horticultural Science Summer Institute July 7th-12th, 2013 MORE »
Spring rain in many parts of the state coupled with warmer temperatures are likely to trigger some termite swarms. Dr. Michael Waldvogel, NCSU Extension Entomologist states, “Termite swarms that occur outdoors are just MORE »
Mummy Berry Emerging This Week Mummy berry is now active in southeastern North Carolina – the photos below were taken yesterday. The disease begins each spring with the emergence of the fungus from MORE »
Saturday, March 2, 2013 there was a blueberry production workshop held at the Johnston County Agriculture Building. Dr. Bill Cline, a specialist with NC State University, gave a presentation on blueberry production. Covered MORE »