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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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New NCDA&CS Form for Soil Tests

North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has just released a new Soil Test form for Gardeners. Download the …

Kudzu Workshop 2020

Controlling Kudzu

The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service is offering a free seminar on how to Control Kudzu. This event will be …

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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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What's Flowering Now

In recent days, I’ve noticed along the roadsides, in ditches and in varying meadows many of our beloved late …

Ginseng Flyer

Ginseng Seminar

The Cooperative Extension Service is offering a free seminar on Ginseng Production for homeowners who desire to grow “sang.” …

Home Gardening News

The Home Gardening Newsletter is a bi-monthly publication full of helpful information for lawn, landscape and garden enthusiasts in …

Sunflower

Sunflowers Bring Happiness

No flower can lift someone’s spirits quite like sunflowers. Sunflowers are bright and cheery and known as the flower …

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Preemergence herbicide efficacy summary chart, Ranking the efficacy of preemergence herbicides on most weeds of …

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Preemergence Herbicide Efficacy

A table of efficacy rankings for preemergence herbicides labeled for use in nursery crops and/or …

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This insects chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook will teach readers to identify insects, understand …

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

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2021 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

This manual, updated every year, covers pesticide use and safety information, chemical application equipment, fertilizer …

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Insect Control

This publication covers insect control in a variety of crops, as well as household pests.

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