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Shiitake Mushroom Workshop

March 28, 2019, 6:30–9 p.m. $20 per attendee ($30 per pair) Learn to grow Shiitake Mushrooms at home! Each attendee will go …

Cover photo for 12th Annual NCCBRGA Meeting - Feb 15, 2019

12th Annual NCCBRGA Meeting - Feb 15, 2019

12th ANNUAL NC COMMERCIAL BLACKBERRY AND RASPBERRY GROWERS ASSOCIATION MEETING- N.C. COOPERATIVE EXTENSION OF CLEVELAND COUNTY AUDITORIUM Event Date: February 15, …

Burntshirt Vineyards

2019 Grape Growers School

2019 Grape Growers School: Production Updates for Commercial Growers Location: Burntshirt Vineyards, 2695 Sugarloaf Rd, Hendersonville, NC. Date and Time: Tuesday, February 26, …

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2019 4-H Small Fruit Sale

Henderson County 4-H is selling strawberry, blueberry, blackberry, raspberry, and asparagus plants to support programs and awards for youth. Plants …

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Area Beef Conference - December 7

AREA BEEF CONFERENCE December 7, 2018 | 1–5 p.m. WNC Regional Livestock Center The Area Beef Conference will be held on December …

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My Grown Up Christmas List

Amy Grant has a great Christmas song by the same title as this article. When we start making our …

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Insect and Disease Control of Fruits

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2019 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

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Modifying Soil for Plant Growth around Your Home

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