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Sewing Classes for Adults!

People often ask whether Cooperative Extension offers Sewing Classes for adults. Great news! A new series of classes is being …

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Little Free Library at Dana Park

Little Free Libraries are a global phenomenon. The small book exchanges number 60,000 around the world in 80 countries …

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"Haulin Ag"

“Haulin Ag ” NC Highway Patrol Workshop to answer all your questions on equipment, securing loads and hauling your agriculture …

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WNC Grape Growers School

WNC grape grower school for anyone interested in Grape production, Feb 28, 2018 at Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards, 588 …

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Mountain Laurel Leaf Blight

Pest alert: Mountain Laurel Leaf blight is caused by the fungus Diaporthe kalmiae (Phomopsis kalmiae). The disease can be …

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Potato Leafhopper

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This bulletin brings together 18 independent experiments that address aspects of nutritive value and quality …

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Grazing Practices: A Review of the Literature

This technical bulletin reviews earlier research that evaluates the influence of grazing livestock, primarily beef …

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Tobacco plants that are B deficient are stunted very early on in production when compared …

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What Is Solar?

This factsheet serves as an overview for North Carolinians interested in learning about the different …

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Soybean Cyst Nematode

Soybean cyst nematode limits yields in every major soybean production region worldwide. This disease note …

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Phoma macrostoma, a potential biocontrol agent for turfgrass weeds, was isolated from Cirsium arvense plants …

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Management Practices for Controlling Mycotoxins in Corn: A Three-Year Summary

This publication summarizes the findings of a three-year study that analyzed the effects of fungicides, …

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