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WNC AgOptions Grant

Grants for diversifying farms in 2021 WNC AgOptions intent to apply deadline October 23; Application deadline November 20, 2020. WNC Agricultural …

Eastern tent caterpillar feeding on a cherry leaf. Photo: SD Frank

Eastern Tent Caterpillars

Eastern tent caterpillars are common native insects that create silk webs or ‘tents’ in the branch crotches of some …

Pesticide Disposal Day

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Macon County, will hold a pesticide disposal/collection day in cooperation with the N.C. Department of …

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Angular Leafspot of Strawberry

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North Carolina Basil Production Guide

This publication specifically discusses fresh-market basil, examining the selection, production, harvesting and marketing of the …

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Ginseng Production Guide for North Carolina

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Site Preparation, Planting, and Establishment

This publication, chapter 4 of the 2016 Southeast Regional Caneberry Production Guide, discusses soil testing, …

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