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Cover photo for 2018 Beekeeping School

2018 Beekeeping School

Rick Harty, NCSBA Master Beekeeper will be teaching a class on beekeeping beginning on 2/1/18 and ending 3/22/18 from …

Apple Grafting Workshop

Yancey County Cooperative Extension will hold tree-grafting workshops on Thursday, March 2nd and Tuesday, March 7th, 2017. The same …

Cover photo for 2017 Master Gardeners Training Classes

2017 Master Gardeners Training Classes

April 5 – July 13, 2017 Wednesdays, 9:00 am – 12:00 noon Cost: $140.00 yancey.ces.ncsu.edu The Master Gardeners’ Training classes are scheduled to …

Pesticide Disposal Collection Day

The Yancey County Cooperative Extension Service, in cooperation with the North Carolina Department of Agriculture, will be holding a …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

Health and Safety Impacts of Solar Photovoltaics

This paper addresses the potential health and safety impacts of solar photovoltaic development in North …

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Food Recovery and Waste Reduction

Increasingly, food service managers are choosing to recover and reuse food scraps and other organic …

Figure 1. Food scraps for composting.

Composting at NC Residential and Summer Camps

Residential camps generate food scraps from meal preparation, plate scrapings, and leftover or spoiled food. …

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Nitrogen deficiency

Tobacco - Nitrogen (N) Deficiency

By far, nitrogen (N) is the most widely applied nutrient for plant growth. It …

Scouting for Freeze Injury in Winter Wheat

This publication covers the signs and symptoms of freeze injury in winter wheat.

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NC Industrial Hemp Posters

Posters available to print regarding industrial hemp in North Carolina.

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Bacterial wilt in tomato field.

Southern Bacterial Wilt of Tomato

Southern bacterial wilt of tomatoes is addressed in this factsheet.

Strawberries

How to manage pesticides to control insects, diseases, weeds and other crop pests of strawberries …