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Med Instead of Meds

Med Instead Meds Thursdays, August 2-September 20, 5:30pm-7:30pm COST: $40 The Med Instead of Meds class series will help …

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Extension Master Food Volunteer

Tuesdays, July 24-October 2, 5:30 pm-7:30 pm (No class August 7) COST: $50 EMFV program is delivered through North Carolina …

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Export Seminar in Greensboro May 24 - 25

CONTACT: Paul Jones, media marketing specialist NCDA&CS Marketing Division 919-707-3105; paul.jones@ncagr.gov NCDA&CS to host export seminar in Greensboro May 24-25 WHAT/WHO: North Carolina exports about $4 …

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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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NCDA&CS Expects Good Blueberry Crop Through July

Dexter Hill, marketing specialist NCDA&CS Marketing Division 252-527-7125; dexter.hill@ncagr.gov RALEIGH – Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler says the 2018 blueberry season is shaping up …

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N.C. Tomato Growers Association Offering Scholarship

CONTACT: Melinda James N.C. Tomato Growers Association 828-526-3989 or e-mail at osagem@msn.com www.nctomatoes.com ASHEVILLE – The N.C. Tomato Growers Association is offering a $1,000 merit/need-based …

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Safe Plates Certification

NC Safe Plates is a food safety certification course developed by NC State University. Certification is based on passing …

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Local Food Guide!

This Local Food Guide is designed to make consumers aware of the benefits of buying and eating local food …

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2016 North Carolina Peach and Nectarine Disease and Pest Mangement

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Asparagus Crown Production

Producing asparagus crowns for sale or use is simple and profitable. Careful attention to details …

Ginseng Disease Control - Phytophthora and Alternaria

Phytophthora leaf blight and root rot is a devastating disease which causes a leaf blight …

Precision Seeding for Vegetable Crops

Precision seeding is defined as the placing of desired numbers of seeds at a precise …