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Minerals for Beef Cattle

Please, see below for a PowerPoint with information on the importance of minerals for beef cattle, and how to …

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Local Food Directory

The N.C. Cooperative Extension, Avery County Center would like to provide you with the information on Local Food Producers in our …

2020 Basic Beekeeper Class

If you have the desire to become a beekeeper or just want to be better educated about honeybees, please …

NC Landscape Contractors' Workshop

The N.C. Cooperative Extension, Avery County Center will be hosting the annual Landscape Contractors’ Workshop on Thursday, February 13, 2020, …

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2020 Avery County Plant Sale

The N.C. Cooperative Extension, Avery County Center staff is ready to begin taking orders for the 2020 N.C. Cooperative Extension …

2020 WNC AgOptions Informational Session

2020 WNC AgOptions Informational Session Tuesday, October 1, 2019 6–7:30 p.m. You are invited to attend an informational meeting about the WNC …

Alternative Crops Field Day

Please join the N.C. Cooperative Extension of Avery County for an Alternative Crops Field Day on Tuesday, September 10, …

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Cost Analysis for Improving Park Facilities to Promote Park-based Physical Activity

As public parks and recreation facilities are increasingly positioned as health resources, greater demands for …

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Grain Pea Production in North Carolina

This publication discusses the findings of applied research conducted to answer production questions about growing …

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Aerial Web Blight

This soybean disease factsheet covers aerial web blight, a generally minor disease of soybean in …

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Cowpea Chlorotic Mottle Virus of Soybean

This soybean disease information factsheet describes the symptoms and disease cycle of the cowpea chlorotic …

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Tobacco Ringspot Virus of Soybean

Tobacco ringspot virus is a disease of soybean in North Carolina. This factsheet offers information …

Bacterial Blight of Soybean

This factsheet discusses bacterial blight of soybean in North Carolina.

Sting Nematode of Soybean

This soybean diseases factsheet discusses sting nematodes, a minor pest of soybean in North Carolina.

Stubby Root Nematode of Soybean

This factsheet summarizes the symptoms and management of stubby root nematodes in soybean in North …