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Beginner Farmer Online Series

Extension agents always have clients ask them, “I have some land that I want to do something with. Tell …

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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 …

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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 …

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

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Septoria Leaf Spot of Tomato

This factsheet covers the identification and control of septoria leaf spot of tomatoes.

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North Carolina Basil Production Guide

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Ginseng Production Guide for North Carolina

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Japanese Beetles in North Carolina Grapes

The Japanese beetle (Popillia japonica) is a minor pest of grapes in North Carolina with …

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Green June Bug in North Carolina Grapes

The green June bug (Cotinus nitida) is an occasional pest of grapes in North Carolina. …

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Weed Management in Watermelon

This publication discusses weeds common to watermelon and how to control them. Weed management strategies …

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Granville Wilt of Tobacco

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