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Cover photo for Gaston Grower Spotlight - November 2020

Gaston Grower Spotlight - November 2020

Giving Thanks to Our Office November’s grower spotlight highlights some of N.C. Cooperative Extension of Gaston County’s staff and their …

Cover photo for Gaston Grower Spotlight - September 2020

Gaston Grower Spotlight - September 2020

September’s Gaston Grower Spotlight highlights the practice of double cropping small grains and soybeans. Double cropping wheat and soybeans …

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Preparing for Fall-Tall Fescue Management

Tall Fescue As the days keep creeping toward September landscapers and homeowners should be preparing themselves for cool-season grass management. …

Cover photo for Gaston Grower Spotlight- August 2020

Gaston Grower Spotlight- August 2020

This month’s Gaston Grower Spotlight highlights how local cut flower and nursery growers utilize drip irrigation as a cultural …

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Industrial Hemp Webinar

Join us for an online webinar on hemp uses and its impacts on the modern-day world! Date: July 29, 2020 Time: …

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