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WNC AgOptions Grant Applications

On September 1, 2020, WNC Agricultural Options will be releasing its Call for Proposals for the 2021 grant cycle. Applications …

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Be a Volunteer

Join the staff on a “Be A Volunteer” virtual informational session to inform you of volunteer opportunities and how we …

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Information in a Minute

Cherokee County launches short video segments that will be uploaded to the Cherokee County Facebook page. Cooperative Extension Minute …

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Request for PPE to USDA

USDA Collecting Information on Personal Protective Equipment Needs of our Farming Community The USDA is collecting information on growers ability …

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Small Business Assistance Including Farms

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loans The program would provide cash-flow assistance through 100 percent federally guaranteed loans to employers who …

Recent Publications related to Aquaculture

2020 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

This manual, updated every year, covers pesticide use and safety information, chemical application equipment, fertilizer …

2/7/20
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Precision Agriculture Technology: How to Become a Commercial Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Pilot

This publication discusses flying unmanned aerial vehicles (drones, model aircraft) for commercial purposes. You'll learn …

1/17/19

Pond Management Guide

This guide summarizes the basic principles of managing recreational ponds and the requirements for producing …

12/18/18

Using Grass Carp (White Amur) for Aquatic Weed Management in North Carolina

This publication covers the use of triploid sterile grass carp for biological control of aquatic …

11/19/18

Weed Management in Small Ponds

This publication describes how to prevent the excessive growth of aquatic weeds in small ponds …

7/30/18

Weed Control in Irrigation Water Supplies

This publication describes safe and effective techniques for managing aquatic weeds in irrigation ponds.

7/25/18