Beaufort County Cooperative Extension, Author at Washington Daily News

Agriculture

Be wary of fall armyworm

Fall armyworm is a sporadic outbreak pest that doesn’t overwinter in North Carolina. Populations migrate here as early as May, but really crank up as ... Read more

by Beaufort County Cooperative Extension, Monday, August 16, 2021 3:24 pm

Agriculture

Annual 4-H show announces winners

Our Beaufort County 4-H Livestock Show and Sale was held on April 14 at the Coastal Carolina Gin in Terra Ceia. The Beaufort County 4-H ... Read more

by Beaufort County Cooperative Extension, Monday, April 19, 2021 11:10 am

Agriculture

Cooperative Extension offers youth gardening class

Beaufort County Cooperative Extension’s 4-H Youth Development program is holding a nine week program focusing on gardening for children ages 5 through 18.  The program, ... Read more

by Beaufort County Cooperative Extension, Wednesday, March 31, 2021 4:04 pm

Agriculture

Be on the lookout for insects and pests

There are several insect and disease pests to be on the lookout for this time of year. I’ll start by mentioning the Plant Disease and ... Read more

by Beaufort County Cooperative Extension, Thursday, March 25, 2021 11:50 am

Agriculture

What are these mounds in my yard?

In the past two weeks I have had three calls about mounds in residential lawns from Tyrrell County to Beaufort County. There are a myriad ... Read more

by Beaufort County Cooperative Extension, Wednesday, March 17, 2021 4:07 pm

Agriculture

Pine pollen is here

As I walked through the garden this week, I noticed my shoes were yellow. We have been a little later seeing the pollen this year ... Read more

by Beaufort County Cooperative Extension, Friday, March 12, 2021 5:06 pm

Agriculture

Why the extension uses research-based information

Everyone once in a while, I get a little too big for my britches and think I can answer a question without looking up the ... Read more

by Beaufort County Cooperative Extension, Thursday, March 4, 2021 12:00 pm

Agriculture

Recommendations of herbs for budding gardeners

There are several herbs that you can grow in the landscape. Most of these would fall into the annual category however, meaning that you would ... Read more

by Beaufort County Cooperative Extension, Friday, February 19, 2021 2:37 pm

Agriculture

Beaufort County Cooperative Extension offers fresh salad and salad dressings class

NC Cooperative Extension is offering a hands-on fresh salad and salad dressings class! We will explore a variety of fruits and vegetables and create delicious ... Read more

by Beaufort County Cooperative Extension, Wednesday, February 17, 2021 12:52 pm

Agriculture

Telltale signs of rose rosette virus

Every once in a great while, I get to take my wife out to eat on an actual date. No kids, no work, just the ... Read more

by Beaufort County Cooperative Extension, Wednesday, February 10, 2021 3:45 pm

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