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Feral Swine Listening Session

Feral Swine Listening Session Hosted by the NC Feral Swine Task Force and the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Anson County Center Where: …

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Solitary Ground Bees Not a Threat

This time each year many homeowners notice small dirt mounds in their yard, at parks, or recreational fields created …

Upcoming Events for Pesticide Credits

Upcoming Events Please register for the Anson County class by calling the N.C. Cooperative Extension of Anson County office at 704-694-2915. …

Southern Farm Show

SOUTHERN FARM SHOW When: January 30 – February 1, 2019, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day Where: NC State Fairgrounds, …

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Assistance for Livestock Owners

Have you suffered livestock losses from Hurricane Florence and need help with carcass disposal? The U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural …

Poultry Processing Workshop

Monday, September 24, 2018, at 11:00 p.m. Stanly County Agri-Civic Center (26032 Newt Rd, Albemarle) Learn how to process poultry on your own …

Canceled Farm City Week Dinner

With so many of our roads still flooded and washed out and after discussing with extension staff, the Chamber …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

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.

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Bacterial wilt in tomato field.

Southern Bacterial Wilt of Tomato

Southern bacterial wilt of tomatoes is addressed in this factsheet.

Crop Protectants for Controlling Diseases of Vegetable Crops in Greenhouses

This publication discusses using chemical plant protectants for disease control on greenhouse vegetables.

Container Garden Planting Calendar for Edibles in the Piedmont

This publication offers a guide to growing edible plants year-round in containers. Includes planting and …

3 weeks ago

Propagating Muscadine Grapes

A step-by-step guide to propagating true-to-type muscadine vines from cuttings or from layering.

5/1/19