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USDA Harmonized GAP Workshops

USDA Harmonized GAP Standard Workshops 8:30 a.m.–2:45 p.m. CFSA and the N.C. Cooperative Extension Service have partnered to deliver a workshop that …

2019 4-H Plant Sale

All orders must be prepaid and submitted to the Extension Center by February 28, 2019. We will notify you of …

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Small Farms Week Food Drive

The Catawba County Center in association with NCA&T State University will be hosting a food drive until March 30th, …

Hemp Production in Catawba County

In the last 3 months, the N.C. Cooperative Extension of Catawba County office has received scores of questions about hemp production. …

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NC Agritunity 2019

Feb. 9, 2019 8:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. Free Educational Conference and Trade Show for Small and Beginning Farmers Iredell Cooperative Extension 444 Bristol Dr. Statesville, …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

Using Plastic Mulches and Drip Irrigation for Home Vegetable Gardens

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Evaluating Damage From Deer Feeding On North Carolina Cotton

This publication discusses the yield losses, delayed maturity, and management associated with damaged caused by …

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Earthworm Composting

This educational resource for children aged 9-12 explains how to make a composting bin to …

How to Organize a Community Garden

This publication covers the keys to a successful community garden of individual plots including forming …

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How to Create a Container Garden for Edibles in the North Carolina Piedmont

In this publication you will find ideas to get you started growing your own edibles. …

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Peach Cultivars

The purpose of this bulletin is to summarize the specific characteristics of the cultivars released …

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Prevent Timber Trespass and Theft

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