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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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Prevent Timber Trespass and Theft

Tips for preventing timber trespass and theft are reviewed in this publication. Special documentation of …

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Protecting farm and forest land can be complicated. In this publication we interview a family …

6 days agoEastern Forestry Notes

Basil

Basil is a popular herb known for its flavorful foliage. The fresh or dried leaves …

Qualifying and Quantifying Your Personal Agritourism Potential

There are a number of questions that must be asked and honestly answered when considering …

Marketing Your Agritourism Enterprise

Agritourism venues require a significant amount of planning, marketing, and promotion to create successful enterprises. …

Agritourism, Your Way

Agricultural tourism increases the potential for on farm sales with value-adding products and services, further …

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Blackberries for the Home Garden

This publication is a home gardener's guide to planting, maintaining and harvesting blackberries.

5/13/19
Bacterial wilt in tomato field.

Southern Bacterial Wilt of Tomato

Southern bacterial wilt of tomatoes is addressed in this factsheet.