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2015 Native Plant Conference

Scholarships are available for student/ beginning professional/ K-12 educators to attend the 2015 Cullowhee Native Plant Conference, July 15-18, …

COVID-19 Food Safety Resources

COVID-19 has impacted agriculture large and small from every angle, from the temporary closing of restaurants, addressing labor health …

SMall Rumintants 101

Small Ruminants 101

“Ever thought about raising sheep or goats, but aren’t sure how to get started? Join us on April 1 …

Fencing School

Fencing School

Learn about fencing topics including fence law, planning, perimeter, and electric fence construction followed by a hands-on field demo. MARCH …

Planting Forages for Wildlife

Destruction of wildlife habitats has made populations of many animals decline. Whether you are a hunter or just enjoy …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

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How to Become a Beekeeper in North Carolina

Beekeeping is a very enjoyable and rewarding pastime that is relatively inexpensive to get started. …

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How to Sell Pastured Meat Products to Grocery Stores via Direct Store Delivery

This publication guides small- and medium-scale pastured meat producers in North Carolina through the steps …

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Producing and Marketing Strawberries for Direct Market Operations

This booklet provides an overview of production costs and marketing strategies that growers should consider …

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2021 Integrated Orchard Management Guide for Commercial Apples in the Southeast

Orchard management guide for apples, with information on insect, disease, weed, and mammal control, plus …

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Root Inhibitors

This factsheet describes the symptoms of root-inhibiting herbicide injuries.

Herbicide Injury – ACCase Inhibitors

This factsheet describes the symptoms of a lipid biosynthesis (Acetyl CoA carboxylase or ACCase) inhibitor …

Insurance Coverage Options for Fresh Produce Growers

This publication provides information to help produce growers understand the variety of insurance coverage or …

2/12/21Food Safety
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Prevent Timber Trespass and Theft

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