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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, …

Farmers Update 9/13/2020

COVID-19 Update 9/13/2020 New This Week Conferences September 30, 2–2:30 p.m. RAFI USA Community Conversations: “How Can We Heal Money Wounds? Clergy Respond …

COVID-19 Update 9/3/2020

COVID-19 Update 9/3/2020 Strawberry pre-plant operations have started, transplanting is just around the corner and fall will be here soon. …

Strawberry Pre-Plant Information

Useful information for your strawberry pre-plant phase: The correct pre-plant preparation is important for a successful strawberry crop. Here some …

Tropical Storm Isaias

Tropical Storm Isaias Dear all, Tropical Storm Isaias is approaching the East Coast with winds and rain this evening and tomorrow …

COVID-19 Farmers Update 06/05/2020

COVID-19 Farmers Update 06/05/2020 New today: Government Resources: USDA has announced crops that will be eligible for assistance through the Coronavirus Food …

COVID-19 Farmers Update 5/21/2020

COVID-19 Farmers Update 5/21/2020 News today: Phase 2 Reopening in NC: Section 6C of the Executive Order 141 moving NC to Phase …

Recent Publications related to Specialty Crops

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. …

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Producing and Marketing Strawberries for Direct Market Operations

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

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Club-roots on a grass treated with prodiamine

Root Inhibitors

This factsheet describes the symptoms of root-inhibiting herbicide injuries.

Symptoms of black root rot on rose

Black Root Rot on Ornamental Plants

Black root rot impacts a range of woody and herbaceous ornamental plant species primarily in …

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 …

3 weeks ago

Ginseng Production Guide for North Carolina

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

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Commercial Pepper Production in North Carolina

This comprehensive publication covers all aspects of commercial pepper production in North Carolina, including soils, …

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Figure 1. Wine trails of the North Carolina Piedmont Triad.

Social Relationships Between Wineries and Local Communities: Perspectives of North Carolinians from the Piedmont

This publication discusses the perspectives of locals in the North Carolina Triad with regard to …

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