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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

SSB whole plant collapse

Southern Stem Blight of Strawberry

The symptoms and treatment techniques of southern stem blight in strawberries are discussed in this …

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Phytoplasma in the field

Phytoplasma of Strawberry

This publication offers information on phytoplasmas, organisms that multiply in the phloem of strawberry plants …

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Leather rot of fruit

Leather Rot of Strawberry

Leather rot, though occurring rarely in North Carolina, can cause substantial losses of fruit yield. …

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Leaf Scorch annual leaves

Leaf Scorch of Strawberry

This factsheet covers leaf scorch, a fungus that weakens strawberry leaves and plants.

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Botrytis crown rot in field

Gray Mold / Crown Rot of Strawberry

This factsheet describes the signs and symptoms, as well as control, of Botrytis crown rot …

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Common leaf spot whole plant

Common Leafspot of Strawberry

Common leaf spot of strawberries is described.

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BRR healthy vs not

Black Root Rot of Strawberry

Black root rot is caused by a complex of pathogens. These pathogens cause damage to …

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longitudinal cut of anthracnose crown rot

Anthracnose Crown Rot of Strawberry

Anthracnose crown rot is caused by the pathogen Colletotrichum gloeosporioides. This disease can cause significant …

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