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Horticulture Resource
Guide 2016

The 2016 Horticulture Resource Guide is now available! This guide provides an index of local horticultural retailers and is produced by the Harnett County Extension Master Gardener Volunteers.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Horticulture Resource
Guide 2016

The 2016 Horticulture Resource Guide is now available! This guide provides an index of local horticultural retailers and is produced by the Harnett County Extension Master Gardener Volunteers.

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Master Gardener
Training Course

Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Training Course, Spring 2016 Interested in gardening? Interested in serving your community? Harnett County Cooperative Extension will offer the Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Training Course every Friday from February 26 to June 10, 2016, 9 am - noon. The course provides broad horticultural training and prepares participants to volunteer with NC State Extension to help provide unbiased, research-based information on gardens, lawns and landscapes to Harnett County residents. The course fee of $120 includes a copy of the North Carolina Extension Master Gardener training manual. An open house and course preview will be held on January 29 at 9 am. Find applications below, or contact the Harnett County Cooperative Extension office at 910-893-7530. Extension Master Gardener Application EMGV Training Class 2016 Flyer

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Check Your Pesticide
Credit Status & Upcoming Trainings Online

Do you need to check the status of your pesticide credits but don't know where to go?  It's available online. To find upcoming pesticide trainings in your area online.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Your Soil Test
Results Online

Are you looking for your soil test report? Get your results without leaving your desk!  Reports are online.  When you click the link, all you need to do is search for your name and hit enter and you will either get your report or a status update. Please contact our office if you need assistance locating your report online or questions related to your report.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Check Your Pesticide
Credit Status & Upcoming Trainings Online

Do you need to check the status of your pesticide credits but don't know where to go?  It's available online. To find upcoming pesticide trainings in your area online.

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Guidelines for Keeping Cotton Contamination-Free popular

Please see the bulletin (link below) from the National Cotton Council regarding practices for keeping harvested cotton contamination-free.  This is an important issue that could affect marketability of cotton.  Careful attention to these practices MORE » – from   Cotton

Figure 3. The pattern of interveinal chlorosis will eventually spread to the center of the leaf, as may be seen here.
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From the Field-Agronomy Notes popular

Tobacco Research Update: Magnesium Deficiency of Tobacco In this tobacco research update, we highlight the symptoms of magnesium deficiency.  These images are part of a project supported by the North Carolina Tobacco Foundation to MORE » – from   Tobacco Growers Information

Hopper burn damage from potato leaf hopper on red maple

Maple Nursery IPM Update popular

I had several questions related to problems with maples last week. In the process I noticed damage from maple spider mite, hopper burn (potato leaf hopper), maple shoot borer, anthracnose, and canker diseases. MORE » – from   Wilson County Center

Photo Credit: Mike Van Beck MU Landscape Services

How to Handle Storm-Damaged Trees

For information on how to evaluate storm-damaged trees, how to safely remove broken limbs, and how to avoid getting scammed by non-professional arborists, check out this excellent guide from University of Missouri Extension. For MORE »

Fruit and Nut Tree Pruning Demonstration

Join  Dr. Michael L. Parker (NC State University Department of Horticultural Science) for a demonstration on proper pruning techniques for fruit and nut trees. The demonstration will be held at the Central Crops Research MORE »

Master Gardener Training Course

Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Training Course, Spring 2016 Interested in gardening? Interested in serving your community? Harnett County Cooperative Extension will offer the Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Training Course every Friday from February MORE »

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Project Learning Tree Environmental Experiences for Early Childhood WorkshopTue Nov 15, 2016
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Cape Fear Botanical Garden, 536 N Eastern Blvd, Fayetteville, NC 28301, USA
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Project Learning Tree Environmental Experiences for Early Childhood WorkshopWed Nov 16, 2016
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Cape Fear Botanical Garden, 536 N Eastern Blvd, Fayetteville, NC 28301, USA
— 2 months away
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