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Grants for Diversifying Farms in 2021

WNC Agricultural Options is now accepting grant applications for farmers diversifying or expanding their businesses. With funding from the …

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2020 Hemp Field Day Is Live!

9/14/2020 – We are happy to announce that the 2020 NC State University Virtual Hemp Field Day is now …

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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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Root Inhibitors

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

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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 …

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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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