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NC Virtual Nursery Conference

North Carolina Virtual Nursery Conference February 8–11, 2021 Session presentations at 10 a.m. each day lasting 1 hour Nursery production training …

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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 …

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Eastern Tent Caterpillars

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

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