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2019 NC Agritunity Conference and Trade Show

Saturday, February 9, 2019 N.C. Cooperative Extension, Iredell County Center 444 Bristol Drive Statesville, NC 28687 Registration Opens: 8:30 a.m. Conference Hours 9 a.m. – …

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Free Pesticide Disposal Event

U.S. Department of Agriculture and State Land-Grant Universities Cooperating North Carolina Cooperative Extension- 704-873-0507- Wednesday Oct. 31st, 2018 FREE PESTICIDE …

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Dairy Revenue Protection Workshop

Come Get the “Scoop” on Dairy Revenue Protection Dairy Rev Protection Workshop 2018 flyer SPEAKER: John Newton, Chief Economist (American Farm …

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Giant Hogweed

Giant Hogweed We have been getting a lot of local interest about this new weed. Please check out the links …

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Eat Local!

Check out the new Eat Local Iredell webpage Now go out and eat …

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Iredell's 10% Campaign Webpage

Check out Iredell County’s Page on the 10% Campaign Local Foods Website!!! Farmer Profiles Extension Agent …

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NCDPA March Meeting

Tuesday, March 27, 2018, 10 a.m. Iredell County Agriculture Center 444 Bristol Drive Statesville NC 28677 North Carolina Cooperative Extension along with …

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Asparagus

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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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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 …

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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