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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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Dairy Summer Nutrition Conference

Dairy Summer Nutrition Conference Brought to you by Deal Rite Feeds and N.C. Cooperative Extension of Iredell County When: July 11, 2019, …

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Wake Up to Ag!

This is an annual event that brings in kindergartners from across the county to get hands-on experience with Agriculture. …

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Conserving Working Lands: A Land Legacy Workbook with Tools and Resources to Guide Your Conservation Planning Journey

Your land is valuable to you and your family. Protection and successful transition begins with …

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Soil Sampling for Precision Farming Systems

This factsheet for farmers describes concepts, terminology, and guidelines concerning precision soil sampling. Proper testing …

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Pierce’s Disease Vectors in North Carolina Grapes

This factsheet offers information on Pierce's Disease, a bacterial disease of grapes in North Carolina.

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Starter Phosphorus Fertilizer and Additives in North Carolina Soils: Use, Placement, and Plant Response

Phosphorus (P) is the second most important nutrient in crop production but is often found …

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Conducting a Bioassay For Herbicide Residues

General guidelines on how to conduct a bioassay for herbicide residues in soil.

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Spider Mites in North Carolina Grapes

Two-spotted spider mites are a common pest of North Carolina grapes. This factsheet discusses the …

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Collard Greens

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

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Kale

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

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