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AWIS 14-Day Weather Discussion

AWIS 14-day Weather Discussion Dear all, Our region experienced a freeze/frost event from Wednesday to Friday. This event came with partly …

COVID-19 Famers Update 3/21/2021

COVID-19 Famers Update 3/21/2021 First Glance: American Rescue Plan Act 2021: What’s in it for Agriculture? $10.4 billion in agricultural provisions Debt …

Farmers Update 2/11/2021

Farmers COVID-19 Update 2/11/2021 Farmers of Color Resources: Webinar, Feb 16, 2021: 11 a.m. EST: #BlackFarmers committee 2021 Public Policy Webinar: Updated …

Frost/Freeze Webinar Feb. 15, 2021

Frost/Freeze Webinar February 15, 2021 Monday, February 15, 2021 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. Register in advance for this webinar After registering, you will receive a …

Farmers COVID-19 Update 1/28/2021

Farmers COVID-19 Update 1/28/2021 Funding and Finances Rural Advancement Foundation International – USA Announces an Expanded Second Round of Grants from …

COVID-19 Farmers Update 1/11/2021

COVID-19 Farmers Update 1/11/2021 RAFI is Hiring Two Positions FOC Network Project Coordinator FOC Network Grants Coordinator Position Resources for Famers COVID-19 Federal Rural …

COVID-19 Farmers Update 12/10/2020

COVID-19 Farmers Update 12/10/2020 North Carolina: Executive Order 181 Explained The new Executive Order 181 (Implementing a Modified Stay at Home Order …

COVID-19 Farmers Update 10/26/2020

COVID-19 Farmers Update 10/26/2020 Webinars and Workshops N.C. Cooperative Extension, ASAP, and Empowering Mtn Food Systems: High-Tunnel Production Webinar (free)! October 27, …

COVID-19 Farmers Update 10/13/2020

COVID-19 Farmers Update 10/13/2020 Financial Help USDA Important: USDA Opens COVID Relief Funding for Small Farms: Apply Now! USDA Expands Coronavirus Food Assistance …

COVID-19 Farming Update 9/25/2020

COVID-19 Farming Update 9/25/2020 Strawberries How to keep plug plants disease free: Measures before and after planting! (Penn State Extension) Webinars November 5, …

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Figure 1. Properly identify plant material by genus and species.

Suggested Good Agricultural and Collection Practices for North Carolina Medicinal Herbs

This publication provides introductory information about growing and wild-harvesting medicinal herbs in North Carolina. The …

4 days ago

Ginseng Production Guide for North Carolina

This publication discusses the best techniques for growing quality ginseng. It includes descriptions and stages …

4 days ago
Cold air drains to lower topographical points

Prevention and Management of Frost Injury in Wine Grapes

This factsheet provides recommended practices and management strategies for protecting wine grapes from spring frost …

1 week ago
Adult spotted lanternfly resting on side of tree

Spotted Lanternfly

This factsheet offers information on the biology and management of the spotted lanternfly, an invasive …

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Insect Control

This publication covers insect control in a variety of crops, as well as household pests.

4/12/21
Figure 1. Southwest damage on an Asian pear trunk

North Carolina Production Guide for Smaller Orchard Plantings

North Carolina’s climate and soils are well suited to grow many types tree fruits. This …

3/18/21
Basic hive equipment.

How to Become a Beekeeper in North Carolina

Beekeeping is a very enjoyable and rewarding pastime that is relatively inexpensive to get started. …

2/26/21

Producing and Marketing Strawberries for Direct Market Operations

This booklet provides an overview of production costs and marketing strategies that growers should consider …

2/22/21