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Growing Bloodroot

Growing Bloodroot?

We often receive questions on how to grow Bloodroot. Margaret and Alison, with the NC Alternative Crops and Organics …

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Want to Sell at a Farmers Market?

Interested in Selling at a Local Market? N. C. Cooperative Extension of Davie County, along with Craig Mauney, Area Specialized …

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Saving Milk

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We Want to Hear From You!

As we head into the fall season and look forward to a new year, our office is envisioning what …

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NC Tree Identification

Trees of North Carolina A Free, On-Line Plant Identification tool Featuring native and naturalized trees of North Carolina. Includes images of bark, twigs, …

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Southeastern Vegetable Crop Handbook

Everything you need to know to successfully grow vegetables in the Southeast including: varieties, planting dates, fertilizer recommendations, cover …

Bryce Lane

Introduction to Plant Identification

The Path to Successful Gardening Six Week Course taught by Bryce Lane NCSU Professor & Lecturer Emeritus, Dept. of Horticultural Science Location JC Raulston …

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This factsheet shares some statistics about the H-2A visa program in North Carolina.

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