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Cover photo for 2022 Annual Landscape Contractors Workshop

2022 Annual Landscape Contractors Workshop

N.C. Cooperative Extension – Avery County Center, Annual Landscape Contractors Workshop Thursday, February 17, 2022 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Registration Fee – …

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Closed These Days in December

N.C. Cooperative Extension of Mitchell County staff will be participating in staff development on Thursday, December 9 (all day) and …

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Office Currently Closed

The office is currently closed due to no heat or water. We apologize for any inconvenience. If you need assistance …

Rapid Apple Decline

Rapid Apple Decline

Over the past couple of weeks, we have received several calls with questions regarding the sudden decline of apple …

2021 Flood Damage

Flood Damage Relief to Be Available

Has Your Farm Suffered Flood Damage? Please contact our Extension Center (828.688.4811) as well as the FSA office (828.765.5049) with …

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July and August Spider Mite Time

Over the past few weeks several calls have been received asking about damage to Dwarf Alberta Spruce and Leyland …

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Planting Dates

When is the proper time to start planting one’s garden? First, take a scientific approach and trust the information …

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TRACTOR Seeks Growers!

Sierra Bryant, Sales Programs Manager for TRACTOR, is reaching out to encourage growers in need of a market to consider …

PH, It Can Save You Money

pH, It Can Save You Money

What is pH and why is it important? pH is an abbreviation for potential Hydrogen and is used to …

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