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Cover photo for Shiitake Mushroom Workshop

Shiitake Mushroom Workshop

Shiitake Mushroom Workshop Saturday, March 27, 2021. 1–4 p.m. N.C. Cooperative Extension, Avery County Center; 661 Vale Road, Newland, NC If North Carolina …

Cover photo for Apple Pruning Workshop

Apple Pruning Workshop

The N.C. Cooperative Extension, Avery County Center will be hosting an Apple Pruning Workshop on Saturday, March 6, 2021, from …

Cover photo for Avery County Apple Grafting Class

Avery County Apple Grafting Class

The N.C. Cooperative Extension, Avery County Center will be hosting an Apple Grafting class on Monday, March 22, 2021, from …

Cover photo for Food Drive for Avery County

Food Drive for Avery County

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Avery County Center will be accepting non-perishable food donations until Monday, February 15, 2021. All donations …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

Figure 1. Cool-season vegetables can tolerate colder temperature

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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Figure 1. Cool-season vegetables can tolerate colder temperature

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

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

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Dust plume coming off large combine in field

Estimating Available Time to Plant and Harvest Peanuts

This publication looks at historical records to estimate the number of days available for planting …

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Insect Control

This publication covers insect control in a variety of crops, as well as household pests.

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Threshold Legal Issues Concerning Solar Development Opportunities

This factsheet covers several factors to consider when leasing farmland for solar farm purposes. Property …

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PPO-inhibiting herbicide injury

PPO-Inhibiting Herbicide Injury on Soybean

This factsheet discusses protoporphyrinogen oxidase (PPO)-inhibiting herbicide injury in soybean.

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ALS-Inhibiting Herbicide Injury on Soybean

This factsheet discusses ALS-inhibiting herbicide injury on soybean.

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PSI & II-Inhibiting Herbicide Injury on Soybean

This factsheet discusses PS-II-inhibiting herbicide injury on soybean.

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