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Master Gardener Volunteer Interest Meetings

The N.C. Cooperative Extension of Stokes County will be hosting the following Master Gardener℠ volunteer interest meetings: Wednesday, April 10, 2019 1:30–3 …

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Fence Construction Workshop

N.C. Cooperative Extension of Stokes County will be hosting a Fence Construction Workshop on Monday, April 22, 2019, from 3:30–5:30 …

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Farmer Appreciation Dinner

The 21st Annual Farmer Appreciation Dinner will be held Thursday, April 4, 2019, from 6–9 p.m. at South Stokes …

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2019 Master Gardener Training

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Stokes County Center will be offering Master Gardener℠ volunteer training beginning in April. The training is offered …

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Rescheduled Landscaper's Pesticide Training

March 12, 2019 8–11 a.m. Landscaper’s Pesticide Credit Course King American Legion 446 South Main Street King, NC 27021 Attendees will receive 3 credit …

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2019 Master Gardener Training

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Stokes County Center will be offering Master Gardener℠ volunteer training beginning February 7, 2019. The 14-week training …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

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How to Create a Container Garden for Edibles in the North Carolina Piedmont

In this publication you will find ideas to get you started growing your own edibles. …

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Good Agricultural Practices for the Production and Handling of Strawberry, Raspberry, Blackberry, and Blueberry

Maintaining good sanitation throughout production and handling of strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, and blueberries is important. …

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Strawberries in the Home Garden

Strawberries are a welcome addition to any home garden. They are relatively easy to grow, …

A Step-by-Step Approach to Pruning Carlos Muscadine Grapevines

This review presents the key steps involved in pruning a mature Carlos vine for maximum …

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Early blight symptoms on tomato

Early Blight of Tomato

This factsheet describes early blight of tomato, including identification, transmission and disease management, and control.

Biomass Production of Biofumigant Cover Crops - 'Caliente' Mustard and Oilseed Radish

A new group of cover crops for winter and summer use include mustards, oilseed radishes …

3 weeks ago

Agritourism Opportunities for Farm Diversification

This publication explores the different types of agritourism activities that are available to farmers and …

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Sulfur Fertilization of North Carolina Crops

Adequate sulfur is necessary for crops, but there’s no one-size-fits-all recommendation for application in North …

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