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Household Hazardous Waste Day

The biennial Alexander County Household Hazardous Waste Day will take place Saturday, May 4, 2019, in the County Administration …

Pesticide Classes Available

Alexander County Extension Center will have two Pesticide Classes in February. A Commercial Class with 2 credits of A …

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Zoysiagrass Lawn Maintenance Calendar

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Organic Lawn Care: A Guide to Organic Lawn Maintenance and Pest Management

This guide to lawn maintenance for North Carolina contains information on establishing a new lawn, …

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Claycolored leaf beetles

Claycolored Leaf Beetle

Claycolored leaf beetles are a sporadic pest in the landscape.

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Sustainable Practices for Plasticulture Strawberry Production in the Southeast

This publication will outline sustainable management practices that are appropriate for strawberry growers in the …

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