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McSwain Center Policies and Procedures

The McSwain Extension Education and Agriculture Center is available. Lee County Farm Bureau Auditorium Contact us for: Policies and Procedures / Facility …

Fall Vegetable Garden

As the summer vegetable crops reach maturity, August and September are an ideal time to plant cool-season crops for …

Time to Scout Your Pasture

I have received numerous phone calls over the past few weeks about armyworms in hay fields and pastures in …

Houseplants

Indoor Plant Lighting

Plants provide many benefits to all of us—from appealing artistry to health, hopefully both. However, planning for enough light …

Nanotechnology

I recently took eighteen teenagers to 4-H Congress at NC State University. While they were in their workshops I …

Safe Plates

The CDC estimates that about 1 in 6 Americans get sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die from foodborne …

Crape Myrtle Bark Scale

Crape myrtles are ubiquitous in home and commercial landscapes in our area, but a new pest has the potential …

Milkweed bugs on Milkweed

Milkweed Bug

The bond between monarch butterflies and milkweed plants is a good story. Monarchs cannot survive without milkweed. Monarch caterpillars …

Fall Armyworm

Fall Armyworms Invade!

In late summer, almost every year, caterpillars invade turfgrass throughout the south as they move northward from their southern …

Sudden Tree Death

A rash of dying trees has been cropping up across the region and most of the calls are the …

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Fall Garden

Heat lovers like tomatoes and eggplants are coming off the bushes in droves and it’s time to begin thinking …

Invasive Species

There are many benefits to planting natives in the garden. Native plant species co-evolved with native animal life, especially …

Heat Damaged Tomatoes

Hot Summer Days

Hot summer days and excessively dry conditions are two challenges for gardeners as well as for our plants. When …

Large Patch in Lawns

Our southern climate is a perfect catalyst and climate for pest pressure: diseases never truly disappear with our winter …

Japanese Beetle, Adult

Japanese Beetles

Hordes of shiny metallic green destroyers emerge from the ground to feed on fresh, young foliage. They ravage the …

Getting to Know Your Land

The First in a Series of Workshops for Women Woodland Owners and Natural Resource Professionals. Learn about: North Carolina’s Forest Ecosystems Identifying …

Common Tomato Diseases

Last month I mentioned that an important criterion when choosing tomato varieties is disease resistance. Plant breeders have developed …