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Community Garden Waitlist

It’s the time of year when our Mixed Greens Community Garden winds down and folks decide if they want …

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Safe Plates Certification

Safe Plates Food Safety Course is coming for the month of December!! NC Safe Plates is a food safety …

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Value-Added Dairy Conference

Value-Added Dairy Conference December 10-11, 2018, Asheville, NC Download the Value-Added Dairy brochure. This conference will provide opportunities for dairy producers …

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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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Extension Master Food Volunteer

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

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

Septoria spore production on underside of tomato leaf

Septoria Leaf Spot of Tomato

This factsheet covers the identification and control of septoria leaf spot of tomatoes.

produce at farmers market

Local Food Systems: Clarifying Current Research

This publication discusses the environmental, economic, health, and community benefits that local food systems provide …

6 days agoLocal Foods
Triclopyr spray drift on rose one day after treatment.

Synthetic Auxins

This factsheet describes the symptoms of a synthetic auxin (SA) herbicide injury.

Bacterial wilt in tomato field.

Southern Bacterial Wilt of Tomato

Southern bacterial wilt of tomatoes is addressed in this factsheet.

Kiwifruit

The kiwifruit is a large, woody, deciduous vine native to the Yangtze Valley of China. …

Comparison of healthy plant with P deficient plant.

Phosphorus Deficiency of Carinata

In this Brassica carinata (Ethiopian mustard) update, we highlight the symptoms of nitrogen deficiency. These …

disease symptoms on a plant

Marchitez de Fusarium en sandía

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

disease symptoms on squash stem

Pudrición gomosa del tallo en cucurbitáceas

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