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Commercial Horticulture, Nursery & Turf

Cover photo for 2018 Farm-City Banquet

2018 Farm-City Banquet

November 20, 2018, $15 Tuesday, 6-9 p.m., doors at 5:30 p.m. Catawba County Country Club 1154 Country Club Rd., Newton, NC 28658 Tickets …

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Turf Weed Management Class

This is a one-hour presentation on turf weed management, covering general weed biology and ecology, weed identification, and cultural and …

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Lawn & Garden Q & A

September and October are active times in the lawn, garden, and landscape. We have had some great questions coming …

N.C. Cooperative Extension Mini Course

Free program! For the first time the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Catawba County Center is offering its own mini course! This five-week …

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Add Some Fall Color to Your Yard

Pumpkins, gourds, decorative corn, and straw bales are all great ways to bring color and interest to your home …

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2019 Market Gardener Class

Registration is now open for this hands on class for anyone wanting to sell their produce. To register please …

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Local Foods Cooking Class

In these classes, you will learn how to make the most of seasonal produce with simple, fast recipes and …

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Ag Energy Workshop

September 24, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Free Lunch provided by Bioenergy Research Initiative Learn how to lower your energy bill! Grants …

Garden, Lawn & Landscape Q & A

It has been another busy season in the garden, lawn, and landscape of Catawba County. We have had some …

Recent Publications related to Commercial Horticulture, Nursery & Turf

Figure 1. Pine vole.

Voles in Commercial Orchard and Ornamental Nurseries

This publication will help you identify voles and vole damage and determine when, where, and …

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.

Florida betony growth habit.

Florida Betony

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of florida betony.

1 week agoTurfFiles
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. …

Spittlebug nymphs.

Spittlebug in Strawberries

This publication describes the spittlebug and its impacts on the North Carolina strawberry crop.

3 weeks ago
Strawberry rootworm adult.

Strawberry Rootworm in Strawberry

This factsheet describes the biology and management of strawberry rootworm beetles in strawberries.

3 weeks agoStrawberry Insects