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Scholarships Available for Area Students

The Caldwell County Nurserymen’s Association will award three $500 scholarships to deserving students enrolling in a horticulture program at a North Carolina college …

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Introduction to Beekeeping

If you’ve been thinking about adding some beehives to your property, you don’t want to miss the upcoming Introduction …

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Pesticide Recertification Classes Offered

Commercial & Private Pesticide Applicators Pesticide Recertification Classes for 2018 February 27, 2018 10:00 – 12:00 Category: ABGHIKLMNOTDX – 2 hours credit 1:00 – …

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Feeding Horses

Sometimes feeding horses seems like an arcane art. Every individual seems to have their own little system and some, …

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Safe Plates Food Safety Course

Are you interested in a Certified Food Protection Manager Course for you or your employees? NC Safe Plates is …

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Managing Fire Ants Workshop

Fire ants have arrived in Burke County and have set up housekeeping in area lawns, pastures, fields and roadsides. …

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NC Farm School 2018

NC Farm School 2018 Catawba River Make your farming dreams a reality! For more information visit …

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Fall Forage Tips for Livestock

August and September are good timed to accomplish fall pasture maintenance. With fall arriving, now is the time to …

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Weed ID Workshop

Weeds are a plant out of place, right? Well as livestock producers, we are dealing with a lot of …

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.

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Local Food Systems: Clarifying Current Research

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

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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 …

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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 …