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Forage Field Day!

Join us for an evening field day, featuring summer annuals and the research being done here in Union County. August …

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Rainy Weather Workout

April Showers bring May flowers. Don’t let rainy weather keep you from working out. Here are some tips for …

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Ground Nesting Bees

Around this time each year, we begin to receive questions at the N.C. Cooperative Extension of Union County office …

Aphids in Wheat

Excerpt from Dr. Dominic Reisig aphid article I have received numerous calls within the past week about relatively heavy aphid …

Pesticide application

Dicamba Label Refresher

Before spraying dicamba formulations, know the label requirements.  Application window. This portion was updated for 2019. For dicamba-tolerant soybeans, only …

Conservation Options

Hello, this is Andrew Baucom, field crops agent and county extension director here at the Union County Ag Center, …

Fall Is for Planting!

The long-lasting heat of summer that lingered well into fall had me exhausted and without any desire to spend …

Union County Pesticide Disposal Day October 24th

Pesticide Disposal Day - October 24!

North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Union County Center is partnering with the North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services …

Cover photo for Farm City Banquet 2018 Winners!

Farm City Banquet 2018 Winners!

Annually, the Farm City Celebration Committee selects and honors several Union County individuals, families, and businesses who excel in …

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Ornamental Vines and Their Uses

Vines serve many useful landscaping purposes and are excellent to use where space is limited, as dividers or barriers. …

High Tunnel Workshop Flyer

High Tunnel Workshop

If you are interested in high tunnels and would like more information and experience building these structures, come join N.C. …

Collard Greens

Planning Your Fall Garden

I know its August and we are still feeling the heat of summer but right now is the ideal …

Cover photo for BOLO – Giant Hogweed in the News

BOLO – Giant Hogweed in the News

Giant Hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum) is a non-native invasive plant that has recently been in a topic of the local …

Information on Fire Ants

My first introduction to fire ants was in Alabama a few years ago when I was attending the annual …

Small Farm Field Day

Small Farms Field Day

Small Farms Field Day Hosted by N.C. Cooperative Extension at N.C. A&T State University, Small Farms Field Day is an …

Cheri Bennett receives state award

Cheri Bennett Receives State Award

Cheri Bennett, EFNEP Educator in Union County received the “Over the Mark” Award at the 2018 EFNEP State Conference. …

Carpenter Bees

Carpenter bees are easy to confuse with bumblebees. Behavior and appearance are two characteristics that can be used to …

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U.C Farmer's Market Vendor Info

Local Food, Local Farms, Local People See the following link for information about being a vendor at our new and …