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Polaris Equine Mobile Veterinary Clinic's horse was a huge hit with folks of all ages!

Save the Date for Our 2020 Spring Ag Fest!

Spring Ag Fest Celebrating Chatham County Agriculture, Forestry, and Natural Resources Saturday, March 28, 2020 10 a.m.–4 p.m. This is a FREE Event! Chatham …

Late September: I love this time of year when the native grasses bloom: muhly grass, splitbeard bluestem, wild ageratum, and green-headed coneflower.

Final Pollinator Garden Tours of 2019!

The month of October presents two opportunities to learn about creating pollinator habitat! Chatham County Agriculture Agent Debbie Roos will …

The black swallowtails were all over the cardinal flower in the pollinator garden!

Two Pollinator Garden Tours in August!

The month of August presents two opportunities to learn about creating pollinator habitat! Chatham County Agriculture Agent Debbie Roos will …

Leafcutter bee on stoke's aster.

Two Pollinator Garden Tours in July!

The month of July presents two opportunities to learn about creating pollinator habitat! Chatham County Agriculture Agent Debbie Roos will …

Late May in the pollinator garden.

Three Pollinator Garden Tours in June!

The month of June presents three opportunities to learn about creating pollinator habitat! Chatham County Agriculture Agent Debbie Roos will …

Monarch caterpillar on butterfly milkweed.

Pollinator Garden Tour Thursday May 23!

Chatham County Agriculture Agent Debbie Roos will be giving a tour of N.C. Cooperative Extension’s Pollinator Paradise Demonstration Garden at Chatham …

Cover photo for Save the Date for Our 2019 Spring Ag Fest!

Save the Date for Our 2019 Spring Ag Fest!

SAVE THE DATE Spring Ag Fest Celebrating Chatham County Agriculture, Forestry, and Natural Resources Saturday, March 30, 2019 10 a.m.–2 p.m. This is a …

Recent Publications related to Specialty Crops

Fresh Market Tomato Production Piedmont and Coastal Plain of North Carolina

The tomato is a warm season crop. With special production practices you can produce your …

Graph of cost per acre (y-axis) and drain spacing (x-axis)

Agricultural Subsurface Drainage Cost in North Carolina

Subsurface drainage is beneficial to agricultural lands by improving crop yield and eliminating prolonged wet …

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cutworm larva

Cutworms in Strawberries

This factsheet describes the biology and management of cutworms in strawberries.

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Growing Tomatoes in the Home Garden

Much success in growing tomatoes can be attributed to use of a few proven techniques. …

Western flower thrips

Flower Thrips in Strawberries

This factsheet describes the biology and management of thrips in strawberries.

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Sap beetle larvae

Sap Beetles in Strawberries

This factsheet describes sap beetles and their impact on North Carolina strawberries.

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cyclamen mite damage

Cyclamen Mites in Strawberries

This factsheet describes the biology and management of cylamen mites in strawberries.

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Photo of field cricket.

Crickets in Strawberries

This factsheet provides information on crickets and their impact on North Carolina strawberries.

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