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Shane Biddix

Shane Biddix

Extension Agent, Agriculture Mitchell County Centersabiddix@ncsu.edu
Street Address: 10 S Mitchell Ave
Bakersville, NC 28705
Mailing Address: PO Box 366
Bakersville, NC 28705

Job Description * Provide education and support to the agricultural/horticultural community * Present industry information and research advances * Uses farm, business, and residential visits to remain knowledgeable of local needs/concerns in order to address issues, threats, and opportunities *Utilizes university resources and tools to assist farmers and citizens in reaching agriculuture/horticuluture based goals * Works with local agencies and organizations to develop educational programs, new producers, and safeguards to protect the agricultural/horticultural industries. * Oversees the local pesticde industry trains and educates applicators in regards to laws/regulations and safe application

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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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Fertilizer Application

When is the proper time to apply fertilizer? Application of fertilizer should be based around a few factors. First, …

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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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Spring Lime Saves Money

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