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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 …

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This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of Gemini (isoxaben + prodiamine).

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Control of Root-Knot Nematodes in the Home Vegetable Garden

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Asparagus Crown Production

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This small fruits chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook reviews selection, planting, and maintenance of …

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Building Local Food Economies: A Guide for Governments

This publication serves as a guide on building local food economies for planners, economic developers, …

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