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Online 'Beginner' BEES School

The NC State University Apiculture Department is pleased to announce two options for online beekeeper training for new or beginning …

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Business of Farming Conference

ASAP’s (Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project) Business of Farming Conference is one of the region’s premier events dedicated to providing …

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Firewise USA Awareness Training

The national Firewise USA® recognition program provides a collaborative framework to help neighbors in a geographic area get organized, …

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Blueberry Guide Available

“A Pocket Guide to IPM Scouting in Highbush Blueberries” published by Michigan State University has been updated and is …

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Pruning Workshop

N.C. Cooperative Extension of Cherokee County is offering a pruning workshop and demonstration on January 29, 2021, starting at …

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Agribusiness Summit

The Tri-County Small Business Center is offering an upcoming Agribusiness Summit. This is an all-day event that will cover: Meet …

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Organic Lawn Care

The department of Crop & Soil Sciences has published a new publication; A Guide to Organic Lawn Maintenance and …

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Zeta Storm Damage

If you have experienced any storm damage on your farm due to Tropical Storm Zeta, contact the Farm Service …

Be A Volunteer

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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Winter Gardening Chores

Winter weather will soon arrive and activity in the garden will slow down. For gardening enthusiasts, their green thumbs …

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Asian Longhorned Beetle

This factsheet offers information on the biology and management of the Asian longhorned beetle, an …

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Insect Control

This publication covers insect control in a variety of crops, as well as household pests.

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Site Preparation, Planting, and Establishment

This publication, chapter 4 of the 2016 Southeast Regional Caneberry Production Guide, discusses soil testing, …

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Fire Ants in Pastures

This publication discusses the biology, damage, and control of fire ants in pastures.

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Tips on Writing Turf Contracts and Landscape Specifications

Maintenance contracts for turfgrass areas should be written to provide security for all parties involved. …

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Tall Fescue & Kentucky Bluegrass Athletic Field Maintenance Calendar

This calendar of suggested management practices is designed to assist you in the seasonal care …

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Selecting a Lawn Maintenance Service

This publication will help you choose the correct type of lawn maintenance service for your …

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