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Tune in to "What's
Growing" Radio Show

Tune in to our weekly gardening radio show "What's Growing with Jessica Strickland" on Saturdays at 9:30am. The show airs on 730AM WFMC.

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Tune in to "What's
Growing" Radio Show

Tune in to our weekly gardening radio show "What's Growing with Jessica Strickland" on Saturdays at 9:30am. The show airs on 730AM WFMC.

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Subscribe to Wayne
Gardening E-Newsletter

Subscribe to the Wayne County Gardening E-newsletter and receive announcements of upcoming Wayne Co. Extension gardening events and timely gardening updates. List serve is managed Wayne Extension horticulture agent, Jessica Strickland. To subscribe: Visit: http://go.ncsu.edu/subscribewcg Scroll down to enter your email address in the “address” box Click on the subscribe button You will then receive an e-mail which will direct you to a website to accept the subscription

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Pruning Roses

Wayne County
Extension 'How to Videos'

Check out Wayne County Extension 'How to Videos' Click here to view Pruning Knock-Out Roses video Click here to view How to Plant a Tree video Click here to view Pruning Trees video Click here to view Raising Chicks video Click here to view Planting Blueberries video

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State Climate Office
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Our partners at the State Climate Office of North Carolina provide the most accurate climate information to the citizens of our state. Their website includes recent news from their Twitter feed, featured products, quick links, and a map of data from their ECONet weather stations. You can also view data from more than 1,000 Southeastern weather stations on their full CRONOS map or follow their blog.

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Consumer Horticulture

Extension's Gardening Portal at NC State University provides access to a wealth of information, events and resources for gardeners in North Carolina.  Managed by the State Urban Horticulture Specialist and Cooperative Extension Horticulture Agents throughout the state, it is your doorway to guidance about successfully growing vegetables, herbs, fruits, flowers and ornamentals in your landscape.

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Figure 3. The pattern of interveinal chlorosis will eventually spread to the center of the leaf, as may be seen here.
©2016 Forensic Floriculture

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

Figure 5. This ribbing will occur when leaf curling becomes very extreme, and the chlorosis is another symptom that occurs in advanced cases of B deficiency.
©2016 Forensic Floriculture

From the Field-Agronomy Notes popular

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

Figure 2. Intermediate Ca deficiency symptoms.  Note the yellowing on the leaf margin.
©2016 Forensic Floriculture

From the Field-Agronomy Notes popular

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

Ulcers or Colic?

Colic is a common concern for many horse owners and we are trained from an early age to recognize the signs. Gastric ulcers however can present similar symptoms as colic, but the problem MORE »

Preventing Hay Fires

Fires that damage or destroy hay and barns can cost farmers thousands of dollars in one day. In the county we have several producers that have hay sitting in their fields or barns MORE »

Soak up the Rain with Rain Gardens

Q: What is a rain garden?  A:        Many areas of the county have been fortunate to receive fairly routine rain showers over the past couple of weeks. Sometimes though we may have MORE »

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

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Attracting Butterflies to the Garden

Q: How can I attract butterflies to my garden?  A:        When most people select plants for their garden, they choose plants that have beautiful flowers and colors.  For some plants, those beautiful MORE »

Beef Field Day

See attached for upcoming field day information on July 23rd, 2016. Field Day Flyer MORE »

When to Harvest Vegetables

Q:  How do I know when to harvest vegetables in my garden?  A:        Many enjoy the rewarding experiences of growing their own vegetables.  After the seeds are planted, one anxiously awaits for MORE »

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EVENTS View All
Project Learning Tree Environmental Experiences for Early ChildhoodMon Oct 3, 2016
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
Imagination Station Science & History Museum, 224 E. Nash St., Wilson, NC 27893, United States
— 2 days away
Beekeepers of the Neuse MeetingThu Oct 20, 2016
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Wayne County Extension Center, 208 W. Chestnut Street, Goldsboro NC
— 3 weeks away
Project Learning Tree PreK-8 Development WorkshopSat Nov 5, 2016
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
A Time for Science, 949 Contentnea Ln, Grifton, NC 28530, USA
— 1 month away
4-H Favorite Food ShowTue Nov 15, 2016
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Wayne County Extension Center, 208 W Chestnut St, Goldsboro, NC, United States
— 1 month away
Beekeepers of the Neuse MeetingThu Nov 17, 2016
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Wayne County Extension Center, 208 W. Chestnut Street, Goldsboro NC
— 2 months away
Project Learning Tree K-8 WorkshopMon Nov 28, 2016
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
Imagination Station Science & History Museum, 224 E. Nash St., Wilson, NC 27893, United States
— 2 months away
4-H Project Records DueThu Dec 1 - Thu Dec 1, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Wayne County Extension Center, 208 W Chestnut St, Goldsboro, NC, United States
— 2 months away
4-H Movie NightFri Dec 9, 2016
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Wayne County Extension Center, 208 W Chestnut St, Goldsboro, NC, United States
— 2 months away
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