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2020 Plant Sale Fundraiser-Sold Out!!

North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Wilkes County Center Thank you to all who supported our fundraiser!! We will be updating our …

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COVID-19-Please Read

As a preventive measure in order to ensure the health and wellbeing of the community, we encourage customers of …

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Herter- O'Neal Scholarship

We are in a new year and it is time for us to spread the word about our Herter-O’Neal Scholarship. …

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Wilkes Master Gardener Training 2020

Now accepting applications for the 2020 Extension Master Gardener℠ program of Wilkes County training class! If you enjoy working …

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Eat Local for Thanksgiving! 

Here in North Carolina and Wilkes County, our farmers grow delicious foods that are a perfect addition to your …

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NC Agritunity 2020

NC Agritunity is a one-day FREE conference and trade show for small farms held in Statesville, NC. This year’s program …

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Visit NC Farms App

The Visit NC Farms App has launched in Wilkes County. Participating assets are: Blake Farms, Call Family Distillers, Copper …

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2019 Beekeeping Information

Honey Bee Health Coalition – Best Management Practices for Hive Health This an excellent resource for you to help keep …

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Tools to Make the Cut

This second in a series on pruning offers tips on selecting the right tool for …

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Before the Cut

This first of four publications in the Pruning Trees & Shrubs series introduces basic pruning …

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Who Is Responsible for the Trees? A Citizen Guide to Trees in the Community

This publication provides guidance on who is responsible for the maintenance and care of public …

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Asparagus

This series of publications provides information about how to grow, harvest, and prepare a variety …

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Maximizing the Durability of Athletic Fields

Durable athletic fields begin with sound construction and careful planning. Good management practices can increase …

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Baseball Field Layout and Construction

Knowing a few basics and having some appropriate tools is all that is necessary before …

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A Disaster Kit for Staying at Home

This publication covers the supplies you will need at home in the event of an …

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Creating a Crop Maze With GPS

This publication explains how to create a crop maze with GPS (global positioning system).

2/19/20