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NC Dairy Producer's Meeting

North Carolina Dairy Producers Association Annual Meeting Tuesday, March 10, 2020, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Iredell County Agricultural Center 444 Bristol Dr., Statesville, …

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Full Bloom Event Scheduled

2020 Full Bloom Home & Garden Show Sponsored by Sharpe’s Lawn Equipment March 6 & 7, 2020, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. …

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Statesville Area Beef Conference

Statesville Area Beef Conference Thursday, January 9, at 3:30 p.m. Iredell County Agricultural Resource Center, 444 Bristol Dr., Statesville, NC 28625 The …

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NC Agritunity 2020

New information on the 2020 NC Agritunity Conference and Trade Show available. Event will be held on Saturday, February 8, …

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Hazardous Waste Collection Event

Fall Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event September 28th, 2019 from 12:30 to 5 p.m. at the Iredell County Solid Waste …

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Fall Gardening - Annuals vs. Perennials

***Tuesday, September 10, 2019, at 5:30 p.m.*** Troutman Library (215 W. Church Street Troutman, NC) An Extension Master Gardener℠ volunteer of …

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Report to the People 2019

This year’s “Report to the People” brought together local county leaders, N.C. Cooperative Extension of Iredell County staff, and Community …

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BEES Academy

Are you a beekeeper with a number of years of experience who wants to increase your understanding of bees …

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Asparagus

This series of publications provides information about how to grow, harvest, and prepare a variety …

3 days agoGrow It, Eat It

Challenges with Herbicide Resistance and Value of Cultural Practices in Managing Weeds: Examples from Research in North Carolina

A few weed species in North Carolina have become pervasive across the state and are …

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Good Agricultural Practices Fresh Produce Safety Plan for Field Practices

This document was developed in workshops with North Carolina growers to provide a framework for …

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Insect Management on Organic Farms

Insect management presents a challenge to organic farmers. Insects are highly mobile and well adapted …

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Kale

This series of publications provides information about how to grow, harvest, and prepare a variety …

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Map of North Carolina showing counties with confirmed BMSB

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (North Carolina)

Brown marmorated stink bug description, life history, damage, and control.

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Interpreting Freeze / Frost Probabilities from the National Centers for Environmental Information

This publication discusses how to find information about frost and freeze probability data in North …

3/3/20
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Nitrogen Management and Water Quality

This factsheet describes the effect of fertilizer nitrogen on water quality and the environment. It …

3/2/20SoilFacts