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Cooperative Extension Mini Course

Free program! For the first time the Catawba County office of N.C. Cooperative Extension is offering its own mini course! …

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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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Aquaponics Workshop

Sept. 22, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the SALT Block greenhouse. This workshop is $20 but it …

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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 …

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How to Become a Beekeeper in North Carolina

Beekeeping is a very enjoyable and rewarding pastime that is relatively inexpensive to get started. …

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Community Supported Agriculture in North Carolina

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a form of direct marketing in which a community of …

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Añublo Polvoriento en Cucurbitáceas

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

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Guide to Using Turf Colorants

This publication offers strategies for maintaining green turf during the winter using turf colorants. It …

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La Antracnosis de las Cucurbitáceas

Esta Hoja de Datos de Patología Vegetal fue publicada en inglés en 2013 por la …

Basil downy mildew

Basil Downy Mildew

The identification and management of basil downy mildew is discussed in this factsheet.

Commercial Luffa Sponge Gourd Production

Luffa sponge products are readily available in the cosmetic and bath section of department stores, …

Basil

Basil is a popular herb known for its flavorful foliage. The fresh or dried leaves …