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Payton Flowers

Payton Flowers

Extension Agent, Agriculture - Commercial Horticulture Gaston County Centercpflower@ncsu.edu
Street Address: 1303 Dallas-Cherryville Hwy
Citizens Resource Center
Dallas, NC 28034
Mailing Address: NC Cooperative Extension Service
PO Box 1578
Gastonia, NC 28053

Job Description My job is to work alongside of crop growers, nursery growers, green house operators, landscapers, and municipalities in finding well researched management practices to implement in their various operations. I also am the pesticide coordinator for Gaston County, I answer questions regarding re-certification, teach re-certification credit courses, and handle pesticide container disposal.

Recent Posts by Payton Flowers

Cover photo for Gaston Grower Spotlight - October 2020

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 …

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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Parents, Pets, and Pesticides

Are you curious how pesticides may impact your family and pets? Parents, Pets, and Pesticides is a one-hour course …

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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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