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Cover photo for 2015 Native Plant Conference

2015 Native Plant Conference

Scholarships are available for student/ beginning professional/ K-12 educators to attend the 2015 Cullowhee Native Plant Conference, July 15-18, …

Cover photo for Asparagus - Grow It, Eat It!

Asparagus - Grow It, Eat It!

Versatile asparagus is a nutritional powerhouse that pairs well with fish, beef, shrimp, veal, chicken, and pasta, but is …

A landscape of of a pond with grass in the foreground and a sky with clouds at dusk

Pond Management Takes Planning

Spring is here, the weather is getting warmer and weeds are ready to show their face in recreational ponds …

A wide open field with a circle hay bale in the foreground a bright blue sky with white puffy clouds and a teardrop overlay with the words Pasture and Hay Land Projects

Pasture and Hay Land Projects

Spring is here and area grasslands are about ready to provide some growth for grazing or hay production. Most …

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Spring Vegetable Gardening

The weather is finally warming up, and it’s time to put in a spring garden if you haven’t already. …

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Figure 1. Common produce packages.

Design of Room Cooling Facilities: Structural & Energy Requirements

Proper temperature control is essential to protecting the quality of fresh produce. By constructing and …

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Raspberries in the Home Garden

Raspberries are a delicious and nutritious addition to the home garden. However, raspberries can be …

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Blackberries for the Home Garden

This publication is a home gardener's guide to planting, maintaining and harvesting blackberries.

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Raising Prices on Meat, a Pep Talk

This publication provides information to help farms make decisions about raising prices on meat products …

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Biochar Production through Slow Pyrolysis of Animal Manure

Transporting livestock manure to nutrient deficient fields can often be cost prohibitive without manure processing. …

Sloped Screen Separator for Manure

Including sloped screens for solid-liquid manure separation can have positive impacts on manure management systems …

Screw Press Separation of Manure

Screw press separators can divide a single by-product stream into a solid and liquid stream …