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Free Coffee Grounds!

McDonald’s expands “Good Neighbor, Good Grounds” program to McDowell NC Cooperative Extension’s Keep McDowell Beautiful Program is partnering with R&J …

Selenium Deficiency

Selenium Deficiency Check out the link for more information on selenium …

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Grant Opportunity for Farmers

Update!! An information session about WNC AgOptions will be held on October 3, 6 pm, Extension Conference Room, 2nd …

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4-H Mini Gardening Project

We are excited to be offering the 4-H Mini Gardening Project this year! McDowell County 4-H is partnering with …

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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 …

Apples

How to manage pesticides to control insects, diseases, weeds, and other crop pests for apples …

Early blight symptoms on tomato

Early Blight of Tomato

This factsheet describes early blight of tomato, including identification, transmission and disease management, and control.