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We had about 50 folks turn out for the show and tell to learn about pawpaw production.

Photos From Pawpaw Orchard Show & Tell

Photos by Debbie Roos, Agricultural Extension Agent. These photos are from Chatham County Cooperative Extension’s Pawpaw Orchard Show & Tell held on September 8, …

paw paw fruit

Pawpaw Orchard Show & Tell

Chatham County Cooperative Extension has organized a Pawpaw Orchard Show & Tell for Monday, September 8, 2014 at Full of Life Farms …

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Where Are All the Butterflies?

Today I saw my first eastern tiger swallowtail butterfly of the year in my pollinator garden in Pittsboro, and …

Brown-belted bumble bee on purple coneflower

Happy National Pollinator Week!

Plant Flowers for National Pollinator Week! Today marks the beginning of the 8th annual National Pollinator Week which is celebrated …

cranberry fruitworm in blueberry

Cranberry Fruitworm in Blueberry

Farmers and gardeners who grow blueberries may notice damage to the developing berries caused by the cranberry fruitworm. The …

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Winter Losses of Honey Bee Colonies

North Carolina State University Apiculture Specialist Dr. David Tarpy discusses the recently released results from last year’s winter loss …

Showy goldenrod surrounded by other perennials is a fall highlight in the garden

Tour of Pollinator Garden October 9!

Wednesday October 9 at 5:30 p.m. Agriculture Agent Debbie Roos will give a tour of Chatham County Cooperative Extension’s Pollinator Paradise …

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The Year of the Butterfly?

Photos by Debbie Roos, North Carolina Cooperative Extension (all photos taken at Cooperative Extension’s Pollinator Paradise Garden in Pittsboro) Have you …

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Vegetable Disease Alerts

North Carolina farmers and gardeners growing vegetables should be aware that cucurbit downy mildew (pictured above) has been detected …

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Happy National Pollinator Week!

June 17-23, 2013 is the 7th Annual National Pollinator Week as designated by the U.S. Senate and proclaimed by …

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Kudzu Bug Invasion!

Last fall I got alot of calls from folks wanting to know what insects were all over their figs, …

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Pollinator Garden Tour Schedule

I posted the 2013 garden tour schedule for Chatham County Cooperative Extension’s Pollinator Paradise Demonstration Garden at Chatham Mills …