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Extension and research at NC State address timely issues impacting our state. Extension delivers trusted information directly into the hands of farmers and agribusinesses, helping them translate knowledge into solutions that grow our economy and communities.

Cover photo for 2019 Plant Sale

2019 Plant Sale

Hello Mitchell County Gardeners! The N.C. Cooperative Extension of Mitchell County office is now taking preorders for a variety of …

Apple Grafting Workshop

What: Apple Grafting Workshop When: March 5, 2019 Where: N.C. Cooperative Extension, Mitchell County Center Bakersville, NC Time: 6–8 p.m. Cost: $10.00 N.C. Cooperative Extension …

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2019 AgOptions Grant

Funding for farm grants for next three years WNC AgOptions intent to apply deadline Oct. 19, 2018; Application deadline Nov. …

NCRS Outreach Meeting

Please join us to learn about NRCS and how their cost-share programs can improve your farm business and conserve …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

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Prevent Timber Trespass and Theft

Tips for preventing timber trespass and theft are reviewed in this publication. Special documentation of …

2 days agoEastern Forestry Notes

Creating a Limited Liability Company or Corporation

Protecting farm and forest land can be complicated. In this publication we interview a family …

5 days agoEastern Forestry Notes

Basil

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

Qualifying and Quantifying Your Personal Agritourism Potential

There are a number of questions that must be asked and honestly answered when considering …

Marketing Your Agritourism Enterprise

Agritourism venues require a significant amount of planning, marketing, and promotion to create successful enterprises. …

Agritourism, Your Way

Agricultural tourism increases the potential for on farm sales with value-adding products and services, further …

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Blackberries for the Home Garden

This publication is a home gardener's guide to planting, maintaining and harvesting blackberries.

5/13/19
Bacterial wilt in tomato field.

Southern Bacterial Wilt of Tomato

Southern bacterial wilt of tomatoes is addressed in this factsheet.