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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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Beef Conference Webinar

Improve your beef management skills from the comfort of your home or office. This webinar will offer something for …

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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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How to Become a Beekeeper

Dr. David Tarpy NC State Professor and Extension Apiculturist Specialist has put together a publication on How to Become …

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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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WNC AgOptions Grant Applications

On September 1, 2020, WNC Agricultural Options released its Call for Proposals for the 2021 grant cycle. Applications are being …

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Transplanting Landscape Ornamentals

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Cherokee County Center is offering a demonstration class on transplanting landscape plants. We will cover best …

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The Grow Box

A program of Garden fun for your family delivered to your door from North Carolina 4-H and the JC …

Recent Publications related to Soil, Water & Air

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1. Soils and Plant Nutrients

This Soils and Plant Nutrients Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook examines the physical and …

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Supporting Cyanobacterial Bloom Monitoring with Satellite Imagery

This publication provides an overview of how satellite remote sensing can be used to help …

1 week ago

Water Quality of Rooftop Runoff: Implications for Residential Water Harvesting Systems

This publication discusses the presence of various pollutants in rooftop runoff and establishes some general …

2 weeks agoUrban Waterways
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A Gardener's Guide to Soil Testing

This publication tells gardeners why they should test their soil, how to obtain a soil …

3 weeks ago

Home Composting with Earthworms

Earthworms can turn food scraps into a soil amendment called vermicompost — worm castings — …

6/30/21

Pesticide Selection for Water Quality Protection

While research has shown that pollution of surface and groundwater supplies from turfgrass pesticide application …

6/30/21
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What CAN Be Composted?

List of items that can and cannot be composted at home.

6/17/21
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Reducing Drift and Odor With Wastewater Application

This publication addresses application techniques that affect drift and odor problems associated with wastewater application, …

6/14/21SoilFacts