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Preserving Apples Canning Class

Join N.C. Cooperative Extension in Guilford County for a night of canning apples!! Canning is an art that we …

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Local Foods Week September 21-30, 2018

North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Guilford County Center, along with community partners, is holding a local foods week September 21 …

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Be Prepared for Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence continues to strengthen. Confidence continues to increase that North Carolina will see life-threatening impacts from this storm. While …

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Aquatic Weed Control Information

As air temperatures continue to rise, water temperatures are also rising, causing growth of plant species in ponds and …

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Share the Harvest

“Share the Harvest” is a program that has been in place for seven years, helping provide fresh local produce …

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Med Instead of Meds

The Med Instead of Meds class series meets on Thursdays from August 23-October 4, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. COST: …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

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How to Become a Beekeeper in North Carolina

Beekeeping is a very enjoyable and rewarding pastime that is relatively inexpensive to get started. …

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Growing Peaches in North Carolina

This publication covers site selection, variety selection, weed control, pruning, diseases and insects and harvesting …

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Induced Molting as a Management Tool

Because of increasing economic pressure related to capital costs, egg prices, feed prices, and replacement …

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Controlled drainage.

Controlled Drainage – An Important Practice to Protect Water Quality That Can Enhance Crop Yields

This publication discusses how to use controlled drainage as way to to reduce nutrient losses …

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Community Supported Agriculture in North Carolina

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a form of direct marketing in which a community of …

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Añublo Polvoriento en Cucurbitáceas

Esta Hoja de Datos de Patología Vegetal fue publicada en inglés en 2015 por la …

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NC State Local Finished Beef Production Guidelines

This publication provides production protocol guidelines developed by North Carolina State University and Amazing Grazing …

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Using Web Marketplaces to Reach Untapped Markets

This publication explains how microentrepreneurs can use emerging web-based marketplaces to sell services, goods, and …

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