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Cover photo for Climate in the NC Coastal Plain

Climate in the NC Coastal Plain

Rebecca Ward, Assistant State Climatologist, Corey Davis, Assistant State Climatologist, and Sheila Saia, Associate Director of the State Climate …

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Backyard Chickens

Keeping Garden Chickens in North Carolina Backyard Flocks and Eggs Chicken Breeds Chicken Behavior: Indicators of Illness Protect Your Backyard …

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Anthracnose on Liriope

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Feed the Birds

Landscaping for Birds Plants that attract songbirds Plants that attract hummingbirds Use the left column of the Plant Toolbox to narrow your …

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2022 Annual Landscape Contractors Workshop

N.C. Cooperative Extension – Avery County Center, Annual Landscape Contractors Workshop Thursday, February 17, 2022 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Registration Fee – …

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