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Fall Veggies Information

It’s that time of year again when the days start to get shorter and the summer plants start to …

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Bringing the Farm to the City

Farm City Day will NOT be Saturday Oct. 1st, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Jackson Park in Hendersonville! We have made …

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And the Winners Are.......

With 18 entries – this years Apple Recipe contest as a great success!!! Pie & Pastries 1st place – Fran Perini …

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Henderson County Livestock Newsletters

The Henderson County Livestock Newsletter provides educational resources for timely topics, information on upcoming events, and other opportunities that …

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Freezer Meat Sales Training

If you are in the freezer meat business, you know it comes with its own unique set of challenges. …

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Begin a Career With Extension!

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Henderson County Center is hiring!!! Support Specialist Assists Agents with special and recurring projects, promotional events, and related …

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Sicklepod - Pasture Weed

Sicklepod is a semi-woody annual legume from the pea family. It ranges in height from 1 to 6 ft …

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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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2024 Southeastern US Vegetable Crop Handbook

The Southeastern Vegetable Extension Workers Group (SEVEW) is proud to offer you the 25th edition …

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Weed Management in Collards, Kale, Mustard, and Turnip Greens

Cool-season leafy greens face a different weed spectrum than warm-season crops. The presence of weeds …

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Weed Management in Lettuce

Weed competition in lettuce reduces both yield and head quality. This cool-season crop faces competition …

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Weed Management in Okra

Being related to cotton, okra can be a poor competitor with weeds, particularly early in …

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Weed Management in Broccoli, Cabbage, and Cauliflower

Keeping weeds out early in the season is very important for cole crops that are …

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Weed Management in Onions

Most commercial onions produced in North Carolina are seeded in the fall and harvested in …

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Introduction: Food Banks and Food Pantries

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, describes food banks and …

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