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Extension and research at NC State address timely issues impacting our state. Extension delivers trusted information directly into the hands of farmers and agribusinesses, helping them translate knowledge into solutions that grow our economy and communities.

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Chainsaw Safety Workshop

Stokes County Cooperative Extension is partnering with NC Forest Service to offer a Chainsaw Safety Workshop on December 16, …

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Stokes County Bee School

Workshop Days: October 19 and 26, November 2 and 9, 2019 (including hands-on training and mentoring) Test Day: November 16 (a review …

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Commercial Pesticide Training

Commercial Pesticide Training August 20, 2019 10 a.m.–noon Mitchell’s Nursery & Greenhouse 1088 West Dalton Road King, NC 27021 Attendees will receive 2 credit hours …

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Soil Quality Considerations for Organic Farmers

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Spotted Tentiform Leafminer

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Tarnished Plant Bug

Tarnished plant bug description, life history, damage, and control.

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Dogwood Borer

Dogwood borer description, life history, damage, and control.

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Insidious Plant Bug

Insidious plant bug description, life history, and predation.

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