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Actually sounds like cedar-apple rust

July 20th, 2017 · No Comments

Date: Wed, 19 Jul 2017 09:05:49 -0400 From: Chatham County Extension Master Gardener Volunteers Subject: apples and cedars This actually sounds like cedar-apple rust. Cedar trees and apples are the hosts of this fungus. It first forms on the cedar tree, and then infects the apples, which shrivel and die before ripening. Here’s a good […]

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Tags: 27312 · Advise · Agriculture · Pittsboro

Register by July 28 for Chatham Extension Workshop: Growing Fall Vegetables from Seed

July 20th, 2017 · No Comments

Date: Wed, 19 Jul 2017 02:59:51 +0000 From: Charlotte Glen Subject: Extension Workshop: Growing Fall Vegetables from Seed Hands-on Workshop: Growing Fall Vegetables from Seed Thurs, August 3, 10:00 – noon Sat., August 5, 10:00 – noon Registration required by July 28 August is the time to sow seeds of cabbage, kale, collards, broccoli, cauliflower, […]

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Tags: 27312 · Agriculture · Pittsboro

Chatham County Summer Soil Test Drive through August 8th

July 19th, 2017 · No Comments

Date: Tue, 18 Jul 2017 07:46:01 -0400 From: <*protected email*> Subject: Extension Master Gardener Volunteers Summer Soil Test Drive Chatham County Summer Soil Test Drive July 12 – August 8 To encourage Chatham County residents and gardeners to test their soil in time for fall planting projects, Chatham County Extension Master Gardeners Volunteers are holding […]

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Tags: 27312 · Agriculture · Pittsboro

Deer Management Presentation at Recent Chatham Health Department Tick Forum

July 3rd, 2017 · No Comments

Date: Sun, 2 Jul 2017 13:02:19 +0000 From: Jennifer Platt Subject: Deer Management Presentation at Recent Tick Forum Hi all – one more post about deer! This past April, the Chatham County Health Department hosted a Tick Forum here in Pittsboro. Ken Knight, Supervising Wildlife Biologist, NC Wildlife Resources Commission, spoke about deer restoration and […]

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Tags: 27312 · Agriculture · Animals · Environment · Pittsboro

“Ask the Vet” at Pittsboro Pet Supply on July 6

June 22nd, 2017 · No Comments

Date: Wed, 21 Jun 2017 13:18:45 -0400 (EDT) From: “kara pittsboropetsupply.com” Subject: “Ask the Vet” at Pittsboro Pet Supply Want to know more about flea & tick control, food allergies, and other common ailments that your pet may face? Join Dr. Laurie Weiser & Dr. Cindy Baucom of Pittsboro Animal Hospital at “Ask the Vet”! They […]

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Tags: Agriculture · Animals · Calendar · Health · Pittsboro

50 years ago there were almost NO deer in Chatham County and quail were plentiful

June 22nd, 2017 · No Comments

Date: Wed, 21 Jun 2017 11:58:08 -0400 From: “John Dykers M.D.” Subject: Deer behavior Dear Maryphyllis and fellow Chatlisters, Good to know about blinking headlights and deer behavior. Your paragraph  is certainly true and beautiful: “This past year the herds in our area have been much smaller and many of  the individuals in the herds […]

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Tags: Agriculture · Animals · Musings · Siler City

10th Annual Pollinator Day Celebration on Saturday, May 20, 9 am – 1 pm in Pittsboro, NC

May 9th, 2017 · Comments Off on 10th Annual Pollinator Day Celebration on Saturday, May 20, 9 am – 1 pm in Pittsboro, NC

Date: Mon, 8 May 2017 14:28:08 +0000 From: Debbie Roos Subject: 10th Annual Pollinator Day May 20 in Pittsboro! 10th Annual Pollinator Day Celebration on Saturday, May 20 from 9:00 am-1:00 pm in Pittsboro, NC Come join the Chatham County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension<https://chatham.ces.ncsu.edu/> and the Chatham County Beekeepers’ Association<http://www.chatham-beekeepers.org/> for our 10th […]

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Tags: Agriculture · Animals · Pittsboro

Register for Extension’s Spring Pollinator Garden Workshops & Tours

April 26th, 2017 · Comments Off on Register for Extension’s Spring Pollinator Garden Workshops & Tours

Date: Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:18:23 +0000 From: Debbie Roos Subject: Register now for Extension’s Spring Pollinator Garden Workshops & Tours If you want to attract more pollinators to your farm or garden, or if you just want to expand your perennial garden and provide resources for pollinators and other wildlife, then Chatham County Cooperative […]

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Tags: Agriculture · Education

Class on Piedmont Lawns and Lawn Alternatives at Chatham Ag Center in Pittsboro on April 25 & 26

April 19th, 2017 · Comments Off on Class on Piedmont Lawns and Lawn Alternatives at Chatham Ag Center in Pittsboro on April 25 & 26

Date: Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:27:14 +0000 From: Charlotte Glen Subject: Upcoming Class: Piedmont Lawns and Lawn Alternatives This free class offered by NC Cooperative Extension’s Chatham County Center will explore where in the landscape turf is a realistic option, different types of turf grass suited to Piedmont landscapes, the advantages and disadvantages of each, […]

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Tags: 27312 · Agriculture · Calendar · Education · Pittsboro

Thursday at the Pittsboro Farmers’ Market

April 19th, 2017 · Comments Off on Thursday at the Pittsboro Farmers’ Market

Date: Tue, 18 Apr 2017 23:02:44 +0000 (UTC) From: Mackenzie Withington Subject: Thursday at the Pittsboro Farmers’ Market Join us this Thursday at the Pittsboro Farmers’ Market. The weather has been so nice and our farmers will be there with lots of fresh vegetables, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses, baked good, roasted coffee beans, preserves and […]

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Tags: 27312 · Agriculture · Calendar · Food & Drink · Pittsboro