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2018 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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Meet the Buyers

To register please call 828-465-8240 or go …

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Farmers of Catawba County

The Farmers of Catawba County A photography exhibit by NC Cooperative Extension Catawba Center and Photographer Ines Mueller Look for some …

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Farm City Banquet

Tickets still available at Eventbrite or call Catawba Cooperative Extension at …

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Seed Selection Workshop

Already looking through seed catalogs? Thinking about how you would arrange your garden/farm differently next year? Christine Newhouse is …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

Health and Safety Impacts of Solar Photovoltaics

This paper addresses the potential health and safety impacts of solar photovoltaic development in North …

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Food Recovery and Waste Reduction

Increasingly, food service managers are choosing to recover and reuse food scraps and other organic …

Figure 1. Food scraps for composting.

Composting at NC Residential and Summer Camps

Residential camps generate food scraps from meal preparation, plate scrapings, and leftover or spoiled food. …

5 days ago
Nitrogen deficiency

Tobacco - Nitrogen (N) Deficiency

By far, nitrogen (N) is the most widely applied nutrient for plant growth. It …

Scouting for Freeze Injury in Winter Wheat

This publication covers the signs and symptoms of freeze injury in winter wheat.

2 weeks ago

NC Industrial Hemp Posters

Posters available to print regarding industrial hemp in North Carolina.

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Bacterial wilt in tomato field.

Southern Bacterial Wilt of Tomato

Southern bacterial wilt of tomatoes is addressed in this factsheet.


How to manage pesticides to control insects, diseases, weeds and other crop pests of strawberries …