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Shiitake Mushroom Farming Workshop

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indian Cooperative Extension will be hosting Specialists from the NC A&T Mushroom Program to …

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Local Food Guides Are Available

Agricultural Extension Agent, Keith Wood has compiled a directory of local producers of food & farm products. These directories …

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Mushroom Workshop

There will be a mushroom workshop at Brasstown Community Center on February 20, 9:00-1:00. The educational seminar will provide information and hands-on training …

"Growing Hops in Western NC"

This program on Growing Hops in Western NC will be held on March 16th at the Mountain Horticultural Crops Research …

Chinese Medicinal Herb Hands-on Workshop

What: Growing, Harvesting, and Marketing Chinese Medicinal Herbs in WNC. A Hands-On Demonstration Day Who: Appalachian Botanical Alliance, Golden Needle Acupuncture …

Recent Publications related to Specialty Crops

Historical graph of sod producers reporting excellent supply

2019 Sod Producers’ Report for North Carolina

This publication reports the results of an annual survey of sod growers in North Carolina …

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Botrytis Fruit Rot / Gray Mold on Strawberry

Botrytis rot, or gray mold as it is often called, is a serious disease in …

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Figure 1. Area of adaptation of turfgrasses in North Carolina.

Carolina Lawns: A Guide to Maintaining Quality Turf in the Landscape

This comprehensive guide offers information on different grasses for North Carolina lawns, as well as …

3 weeks ago
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Phytophthora Blight and Root Rot on Annuals and Herbaceous Perennials

Identification and management of Phytophthora in annuals and herbaceous perennials in greenhouses and in the …

Good Agricultural Practices for the Production and Handling of Strawberry, Raspberry, Blackberry, and Blueberry

Maintaining good sanitation throughout production and handling of strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, and blueberries is important. …

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Water Damage

This factsheet discusses the symptoms and management of water damage in strawberry production.

Strawberry fruit

Drought Injury

This factsheet discusses the symptoms and treatment of drought injury in strawberries.

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Herbicide Injury - Dicambia (broadleaf weed killer)

Dicambia broadleaf weed killer injury is described.