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2013 Pitt County Fair
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It's that time again!  Fair Time!  This year's theme is "It's a Magical Fair".  Here are the entry forms for the 2013 Circuit Shows.  If you have any questions, please call Andy Burlingham at 902-1703. Entry Form Circuit Lamb Rules Circuit Goat Rules Circuit Heifer Rules Rabbit & Poultry Entry Form

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Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and blogspot for Gardening and Landscaping Info: Twitter Facebook Pitt County Arboretum Blogspot Join us in taking the 40 Gallon Challange Go to http://www.40gallonchallenge.org to learn about and enter your home and landscape water saving techniques and help us all save water for the future. Find Horticulture Jobs: https://twitter.com/HortJobs4U 2012 Showstopper Plants: Showstoppers12flyer.pdf

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Pitt County Cotton Variety Test

Please take time and visit the Pitt County Cotton Variety Test that features 15 varieties from various seed companies.  The Cotton Variety Test is located on Scott Farms on Hwy 11 and Futrell MORE »

Stink Bug Management in Cotton popular

Stink bugs are tearing through cotton that has bolls.  Both plant bugs and especially stink bugs and their damage vary widely across North Carolina, but are generally at much higher levels that we’ve MORE » – from   Cotton

Handling Plant Bugs Post Bloom popular

Plant bugs are still being found and treated, even farther into the Coastal Plain than usual.  It seems like a lot of our fields treated for plant bugs in the past have experienced MORE » – from   Cotton

Field Crop News

Field Crop News with Pitt County Farmers July 10, 2014 Cotton As you are scouting your fields, I am sure you are all looking at plant bugs and stink bugs.  Decisions spraying need to MORE »

Pitt County Corn Variety Test

Please take the time and visit our corn variety test that features 20 hybrids from various seed companies.  The Variety test is located on Mozingo Farms on Stantonsburg Road Farmville, NC.  The Pitt MORE »

Worms in Early Season Soybeans popular

I have received lots of reports of worms in early season soybeans.  Sampling numerous fields this week, I can vouch for the fact that corn earworm or tobacco budworm is present, but in MORE » – from   Soybeans

Southern Rust in Corn

Southern Corn Rust has been identified in eastern, NC. More information can be found in the following publication by Ron Heiniger and Steve Koenning. Southern Rust in Corn in MORE »



4-H SP Schedule 2014_1(up)2014 – Spark Your Imagination!  Did You Know… You do not have to be a member of 4-H to enroll in summer programs?  Programs have an enrollment limit and are MORE »

What’s Killing My Centipede Lawn?

            Large patch is the most damaging disease of centipede lawns in eastern North Carolina. Watch for it this spring. It also occurs in St. Augustine, and zoysia. Excessive nitrogen fertility, fertilizing too MORE »

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2014 Master Gardener TrainingTue Sep 9, 2014
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Pitt Cooperative Extension, 403 Government Circle, Greenville, Pitt, NC, United States
— 2 months away
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