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WNC Ag Options

Ag Options Grant 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 1, 2020 Contact: Jennifer Ferre, (828) 252-4783 admin@wncagoptions.org; jenniferferre@wnccommunities.org Or local N.C. Cooperative Extension agent Grants for Diversifying Farms in 2021 WNC …

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Biological Control in Christmas Trees

Adult Lady Beetle In this informative video, Jill Sidebottom, Extension Specialist (Mountain Conifer IPM) Forestry & Environmental Resources, NC State …

Seed Distribution

Let's Get Growing!

Last week, 115 4-H gardening kits were delivered to Gouge and Deyton Elementary Schools! Thanks to the wonderful teaching …

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Watch Out for Black Vultures

Black Vultures have become an increasingly large program for livestock producers. There have been several cases of these large …

COVID-19: Farming Resources

COVID-19 has disrupted our lives and routines including how we work, learn, shop and connect with the community. Our …

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14. Small Fruits

This small fruits chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook reviews selection, planting, and maintenance of …

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Cost Analysis for Improving Park Facilities to Promote Park-based Physical Activity

As public parks and recreation facilities are increasingly positioned as health resources, greater demands for …

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Grain Pea Production in North Carolina

This publication discusses the findings of applied research conducted to answer production questions about growing …

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Aerial Web Blight

This soybean disease factsheet covers aerial web blight, a generally minor disease of soybean in …

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Cowpea Chlorotic Mottle Virus of Soybean

This soybean disease information factsheet describes the symptoms and disease cycle of the cowpea chlorotic …

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Tobacco Ringspot Virus of Soybean

Tobacco ringspot virus is a disease of soybean in North Carolina. This factsheet offers information …

Bacterial Blight of Soybean

This factsheet discusses bacterial blight of soybean in North Carolina.

Sting Nematode of Soybean

This soybean diseases factsheet discusses sting nematodes, a minor pest of soybean in North Carolina.