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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

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Fall Micro-Plots for Deer

What is a micro-plot? A micro plot is a small wildlife plot that is typically around 1/4- 1/2 acre in …

Cover photo for Gaston Grower Spotlight July 2022

Gaston Grower Spotlight July 2022

July means blackberries, but locally farmed blackberries aren’t the same as the bitter and seedy wild blackberries you may …

Cover photo for Gaston Grower Spotlight June 2022

Gaston Grower Spotlight June 2022

This month’s spotlight highlights a partnership between N.C. Cooperative Extension, Gaston County Center and Gaston County Schools to improve our …

Cover photo for Gaston Grower Spotlight May 2022

Gaston Grower Spotlight May 2022

This month’s spotlight celebrates the kickoff of the U-pick season for our county. Strawberries are one of the first …

Cover photo for Gaston Grower Spotlight- April 2022

Gaston Grower Spotlight- April 2022

April’s spotlight highlights a statewide effort to better understand a common cole crop pest, the diamondback moth. To learn …

Cover photo for Gaston Grower Spotlight

Gaston Grower Spotlight

This March has been off to an unseasonably warm start, but don’t be fooled. This month’s spotlight highlights an …

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