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Pond Clinic 2019

Orange County Soil and Water announces… What: Durham and Orange Soil and Water Conservation District’s Annual Pond Clinic …

Home Food Preservation class schedule

Preserve at Home! Classes

Don’t miss this year’s first home food preservation classes from our Preserve at Home! series. *Basics of Home Food Preservation …

Cut dahlias

Extending Cut Dahlia Vase Life

Cut dahlias are perennially popular with growers and consumers because of their stunning beauty, and amazingly diverse colors, shapes, …

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Forestry Field Day 2019

Harvest Ridge Farm 545 Service Rd Ruffin, NC 27326 Thursday, March 21, 2019, starting at 10 a.m. FOR ANY QUESTIONS CONTACT: Kathryn Holmes, N.C. …

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Novel Endophyte Fescue Field Day

Caywood Farm Thursday, April 25, 2019, 4 to 6 p.m. 2306 Moores Mill Rd, Rougemont, NC 27572 R.S.V.P to 919-560-0558 or Lmarochak@dconc.gov by …

AG Development Forum

14th Annual Agricultural Development Forum

Join us for the 14th Annual at NC State Fairgrounds Governor Holshouser Building, Raleigh Thursday, January 31, 2019 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Free Admission · Lunch Provided · Open …

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2019 Beginning Farmer Class

Classes are scheduled on Thursday nights starting January 10th through February 28th, 2019, when farmers are less busy and …

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2019 NC Farm School Northern Piedmont

JOIN US FOR OUR INTEREST MEETINGS!! R.S.V.P. online November 27, 2018, at 7 p.m. N.C. Cooperative Extension, Durham County Center 721 Foster Street Durham, NC November …

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Orange County LocalFest

LocalFest is a celebration of all things local! Local food, music, art, businesses, and entrepreneurs, as well as, the culture and …

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Prevent Timber Trespass and Theft

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

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Creating a Limited Liability Company or Corporation

Protecting farm and forest land can be complicated. In this publication we interview a family …

6 days agoEastern Forestry Notes

Basil

Basil is a popular herb known for its flavorful foliage. The fresh or dried leaves …

Qualifying and Quantifying Your Personal Agritourism Potential

There are a number of questions that must be asked and honestly answered when considering …

Marketing Your Agritourism Enterprise

Agritourism venues require a significant amount of planning, marketing, and promotion to create successful enterprises. …

Agritourism, Your Way

Agricultural tourism increases the potential for on farm sales with value-adding products and services, further …

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Blackberries for the Home Garden

This publication is a home gardener's guide to planting, maintaining and harvesting blackberries.

5/13/19
Bacterial wilt in tomato field.

Southern Bacterial Wilt of Tomato

Southern bacterial wilt of tomatoes is addressed in this factsheet.