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The Forsyth County Center Local Foods contact is Mary Brennan.

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Pawpaw Tours Coming Soon!

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Forsyth County Center is hosting 3 educational tours of the pawpaw orchard which managed as part …

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Blueberry Season is Here!

You can enjoy a delicious and nutritious treat and a visit to a local farm at the same time. …

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Summer Adult Education Series 2019

The Adult Education series continues at Tanglewood Park this summer with more opportunities to learn about gardening. N.C. Cooperative …

Recent Publications related to Local Foods

Growing Blueberries in the Home Garden

Blueberries can be grown in home gardens anywhere in North Carolina if the right species …

Tips for Produce Growers Marketing Fresh Produce to Retail Grocers: Understanding PLU and UPC Codes

PLU and UPC codes are two widely used tracking mechanisms that help retailers efficiently …

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Chapter 14. Glossary

This publication contains a glossary of the terms used in The North Carolina Winegrape Grower's …

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Chapter 13. Appendix Contact Information

This publication contains contact information for the authors of The North Carolina Winegrape Grower's Guide.

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Chapter 12. Crop Prediction

Crop prediction or estimation is the process of projecting as accurately as possible the quantity …

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Chapter 11. Spring Frost Control

To grow more consistent crops and improve your cash flow in years with damaging frost …

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Chapter 10. Grapevine Water Relations and Vineyard Irrigation

Like other perennial plants, mature grapevines have extensive root systems and therefore, unlike shallow-rooted annual …

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Chapter 9. Vine Nutrition

Grapevines require 16 essential nutrients for normal growth and development (Table 9.1). Carbon, hydrogen, and …

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