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Shiitake Mushroom Workshop

Course Objective This workshop teaches the basics of shiitake mushroom backyard cultivation. We will cover everything you need to know …

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Gaston Grower Spotlight - October 2020

October’s Gaston Grower Spotlight highlights local pumpkin production and some tips for picking the perfect pumpkin. Pumpkin production isn’t …

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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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Figure 1. Area of adaptation of turfgrasses in North Carolina.

Carolina Lawns: A Guide to Maintaining Quality Turf in the Landscape

This comprehensive guide offers information on different grasses for North Carolina lawns, as well as …

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Southern Blight of Sweetpotato

This factsheet discusses the identification and management of southern blight of sweetpotato.

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2021 Sod Producers' Report for North Carolina

This publication reports the results of an annual survey of sod growers in North Carolina …

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Figure 1. Properly identify plant material by genus and species.

Suggested Good Agricultural and Collection Practices for North Carolina Medicinal Herbs

This publication provides introductory information about growing and wild-harvesting medicinal herbs in North Carolina. The …

5/7/21

Ginseng Production Guide for North Carolina

This publication discusses the best techniques for growing quality ginseng. It includes descriptions and stages …

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Prevention and Management of Frost Injury in Wine Grapes

This factsheet provides recommended practices and management strategies for protecting wine grapes from spring frost …

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Spotted Lanternfly

This factsheet offers information on the biology and management of the spotted lanternfly, an invasive …