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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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4-H Sewing Classes

Sewing classes for youth ages 10 – 18 will begin on May 10, July 5, Sept. 6 and Nov. …

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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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Squash Bees

This factsheet discusses how to identify and conserve squash bees, an important pollinator of squash, …

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Building Local Food Economies: A Guide for Governments

This publication serves as a guide on building local food economies for planners, economic developers, …

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Asparagus Crown Production

Producing asparagus crowns for sale or use is simple and profitable. Careful attention to details …

Ginseng Disease Control - Phytophthora and Alternaria

Phytophthora leaf blight and root rot is a devastating disease which causes a leaf blight …

Precision Seeding for Vegetable Crops

Precision seeding is defined as the placing of desired numbers of seeds at a precise …

Tomatoes for Processing in Eastern North Carolina

The per-capita consumption of processed tomatoes has increased steadily in recent years. This has been …

Sources of Goldenseal Seeds, Plants or Roots

This publication offers a list of companies and nurseries that carry goldenseal seeds or plants …

Pecans

How to manage pesticides to control insects, diseases, weeds and other crop pests of pecans …