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Could You Be the First NC Ag Star?

Paige King Johnson is a singer-songwriter originally from Angier, NC now traveling back and forth from Nashville, TN. She …

emPOWERing Grant Survey

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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Southern Foresters’ Observations of Threats to Forest Health and Implications for Continuing Education

Southern forests experience several threats to health and productivity, and these threats are expected to …

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Landscape Irrigation Auditing Made Simple

This publication discusses how to ensure efficient supplemental water management to maintain turfgrass growth by …

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Composting at NC Residential and Summer Camps

Residential camps generate food scraps from meal preparation, plate scrapings, and leftover or spoiled food. …

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Mulch Options for Erosion Control on Construction Sites

This publication discusses important characteristics, application rates, costs, and appropriate use of loose mulch, erosion …

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Surface Outlets for Sediment Basins

Sediment basins are temporary stormwater pools that catch runoff so it can deposit some of …

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Offsetting Drought for Small-Scale Vegetable Production in North Carolina

A good source of water is a necessity for producing quality vegetables. During periods of …

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Stormwater Wetland Construction Guidance

Stormwater wetlands perform well in reducing peak flows and pollutant removal when properly designed and …

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Minimizing Risks of Soil Contaminants in Urban Gardens

This publication alerts prospective gardeners to some of the most common contaminants in urban soils, …

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