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The Avery County Center Local Foods contact is Jerry Moody.

Alternative Crops Field Day

Please join the Avery County Cooperative Extension Service for an Alternative Crops Field Day on Tuesday, September 10, 2019, …

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Avery County Plant Sale

The Avery County Cooperative Extension Center staff is in the process of completing the 2019 plant sale catalog. We are …

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Chapter 14. Glossary

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Chapter 13. Appendix Contact Information

This publication contains contact information for the authors of The North Carolina Winegrape Grower's Guide.

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Chapter 11. Spring Frost Control

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Chapter 9. Vine Nutrition

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