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The Henderson County Center Local Foods contact is Karen Blaedow.

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Twilight Apple Tour 2019

Our annual Twilight Apple Tour is scheduled for May 7, 2019, at Stepp’s Hillcrest Orchards in Edneyville. Please plan …

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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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Food Preservation Workshops

Learn how to preserve your garden bounty! Learn to can, pickle, dry, and freeze, as well as jams and …

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Henderson County Tailgate Markets

Henderson County has four active tailgate farmers markets making it easy to buy fresh farm products directly from the …

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Growing Blueberries in the Home Garden

Blueberries can be grown in home gardens anywhere in North Carolina if the right species …

Tips for Produce Growers Marketing Fresh Produce to Retail Grocers: Understanding PLU and UPC Codes

PLU and UPC codes are two widely used tracking mechanisms that help retailers efficiently …

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Chapter 14. Glossary

This publication contains a glossary of the terms used in The North Carolina Winegrape Grower's …

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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 12. Crop Prediction

Crop prediction or estimation is the process of projecting as accurately as possible the quantity …

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Chapter 11. Spring Frost Control

To grow more consistent crops and improve your cash flow in years with damaging frost …

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Chapter 10. Grapevine Water Relations and Vineyard Irrigation

Like other perennial plants, mature grapevines have extensive root systems and therefore, unlike shallow-rooted annual …

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Chapter 9. Vine Nutrition

Grapevines require 16 essential nutrients for normal growth and development (Table 9.1). Carbon, hydrogen, and …

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