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How to Grow Good Tomatoes

Much success in growing tomatoes can be attributed to use of a few proven techniques. First, start by selecting varieties that are proven performers. Better Boy, Whopper, and Celebrity are resistant to verticillium MORE »

4-21-14 Head Scab Alert

To: Folks With Small Grain Interests Fr: Randy Weisz – Small Grain Specialist @ NCSU  There are a few areas along the North Carolina coast that are at elevated risk for head scab MORE »

Got Yellow Wheat?

From Randy Weisz: Areas of yellowing wheat are showing up in fields across North Carolina… from the Piedmont to the Tidewater. With all the rain we’ve had it is likely that most of MORE »

How to Graft Tomatoes

Grafting is the act of joining the top portion of one plant (scion) to the bottom portion of another (rootstock).  Grafting is beneficial in tomato production because tomato varieties are rarely both good MORE »

Pass Along Plant Sale

Beaufort County Master Gardener Volunteers 7th Annual – PASS ALONG PLANT SALE May 17, 2014 9am to Noon Rain or Shine! Beaufort County Cooperative Extension Center 155 Airport Rd Washington, NC 27889 Cash MORE »

Snow, Sleet, Rain…and Tobacco?

 It’s mid-February and we’ve already had a couple snowstorms and several inches of rain.  Fields are flooded and most people think farmers are sitting at home waiting for spring.  That’s not exactly true.  MORE »

2014 Beekeeping Short Course – Starts March 6th

BEEKEEPING SHORTCOURSE  CERTIFIED BEEKEEPERS LEVEL Sponsored By: NC Cooperative Extension Service – Beaufort County NCSBA – Beaufort County Beekeepers  Meeting Dates & Location:            Class will meet every Thursday night MORE »

Fall Home Invaders…When will it End?

KUDZU BUGS (Megacopta cribraria) are globular stinkbugs first found in Georgia in 2009 and have since spread to surrounding states. They feed on the sap of legumes (bean plants) by using sucking mouth MORE »

2014 Livestock Show and Sale

The 2014 Beaufort/Washington Counties Show and Sale is right around the corner!       Livestock Show Dates to Remember:             Steer Applications Due                       MORE »

Beautiful Holiday Wreaths Now Available!

 This Holiday Season Support Local 4-H Enjoy a Fresh Fraser Fir Wreath from the Mountains of North Carolina! HOLIDAY WREATH SALE Beaufort County 4-H is pleased to offer this 26-inch fragrant wreath to MORE »

Eastern 4-H Center, Here We Come!

MAKING A CHANGE…….Beaufort County will be camping at the Eastern 4-H Center this year.   Make the switch with us and be closer to home. We have a few seats on our bus and MORE »

Order Your Fresh Fraser Fir Wreaths Today!

 This Holiday Season Support Local 4-H Enjoy a Fresh Fraser Fir Wreath from the Mountains of North Carolina! Beaufort County 4-H is pleased to offer this 26-inch fragrant wreath to you in time MORE »