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Cover photo for Fall Apple Cider Pressing

Fall Apple Cider Pressing

What better way is there to celebrate the upcoming Holiday Season than a cup of traditional apple cider? Sweet cider …

poultry eggs held in hands

Egg Grading Workshop

Learn how to evaluate egg quality and regulations regarding egg sales in North Carolina. N.C. Cooperative Extension in Watauga County is …

Cover photo for Orchard Workshop and Tour

Orchard Workshop and Tour

Orchard Tour and Workshop Saturday, August 28, 2021, 1–3 p.m. 572 Goose Hollow Road, Newland, NC 28657 The workshop and tour will …

Cover photo for PEST ALERT- Spruce Spider Mite

PEST ALERT- Spruce Spider Mite

PEST ALERT Spruce Spider Mite It is very important to take the time to scout your trees. Over the past few …

Cover photo for 8th Annual Fall Farm Tour

8th Annual Fall Farm Tour

The Avery County Agricultural Board will be sponsoring the “8th Annual Fall Farm Tour” on Saturday, August 14, 2021, …

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Teaching From the Garden: Creating Transformative Learning Landscapes at Schools

This publication discusses learning opportunities and suggestions for planning, designing, and implementing school gardens.

Figure 1: Muscadine grapes are a nutritious and tasty snack

Muscadine Grape: Family Activity Guide

Celebrating, learning and loving everything about muscadine grapes. This guide provides activities for families to …

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Septoria leaf spot on tomato leaf

Septoria Leaf Spot of Tomato

This factsheet covers the identification and control of septoria leaf spot of tomatoes.

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Western North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs

In western North Carolina, almost any type of vegetable or fruit can be successfully grown …

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The H-2A Visa Program in North Carolina

This factsheet shares some statistics about the H-2A visa program in North Carolina.

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Ergot Alkaloids

Part of the Guide to Mycotoxins Commonly Found in Animal Feeds, this factsheet provides information …

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Patulin

Part of the Guide to Mycotoxins Commonly Found in Animal Feeds, this factsheet provides information …

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PR Toxin

Part of the Guide to Mycotoxins Commonly Found in Animal Feeds, this factsheet provides information …

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