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Healthy Reboot: Salmon Burgers Recipe

Remember that old standby of mom’s–“salmon patties?” This recipe takes the flavor and the health benefits of this perennial …

Holiday Marketing for Farms

Inspiring a Buy-Local Mentality

When you see those “Buy Local” bumper stickers, store window placards, and t-shirts, has it ever just hit you …

2019 Polk County Cooperative Extension Berry Sale

2019 Berry Sale Is Here!

The turnover of the new calendar year means something great for Polk County residents: it’s time for N.C. Cooperative …

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Time for Pasture Work

September is the time to make your pasture the best it can be. That can mean renovation for poor …

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Planting Decisions

This publication, chapter 5 of the North Carolina Soybean Production Guide, discusses soybean planting decisions, …

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A Guide to Intensive Vegetable Systems

Intensive Vegetable Production refers to a system of marketing and producing vegetable crops in which …

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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. …

4/4/19

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. …

4/3/19

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 …

4/3/19
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 …

4/1/19