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Cover photo for 2020 WNC AgOptions Informational Session

2020 WNC AgOptions Informational Session

Date: October 1, 2019 Place: N.C. Cooperative Extension, Avery County Center, 661 Vale Rd., Newland, NC 28657 Time: 6–7:30 p.m. RSVP: admin@wncagoptions.org You …

Cover photo for 2020 WNC AgOptions Grant

2020 WNC AgOptions Grant

Contact: Jennifer Ferre, (828) 252-4783, admin@wncagoptions.org; jenniferferre@wnccommunities.org Or N.C Cooperative Extension of Mitchell County Grants for diversifying farms WNC AgOptions intent to apply deadline Oct. …

Cover photo for 12th Annual Farm City Banquet

12th Annual Farm City Banquet

Join us as we celebrate our farmers at the 12th Annual Farm City Banquet at the Mitchell County Senior …

NCRS Outreach Meeting

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

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Food Recovery and Waste Reduction

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

Soil Fertility on Organic Farms

Throughout this manual we have discussed how organic farmers strive to build healthy soil in …

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Soil Quality Considerations for Organic Farmers

In our drive to meet the food and fiber needs of ever-increasing populations, we are …

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STLM pupa

Spotted Tentiform Leafminer

Spotten tentiform leafminer description, life history, damage, and control.

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Tarnished plant bug

Tarnished Plant Bug

Tarnished plant bug description, life history, damage, and control.

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Dogwood borer adult

Dogwood Borer

Dogwood borer description, life history, damage, and control.

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Insidious plant bug

Insidious Plant Bug

Insidious plant bug description, life history, and predation.

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RBLR adult

Redbanded Leafroller

Redbanded leafroller description, life cycle, damage, and control.

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