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The Gift of William

6/29/2021 – If we had an NC FarmLink flag, it would fly at half-mast this week to honor William …

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Celebrate Pollinator Week!

Pollinator Week is June 21 to 27, 2021. Pollinator Week was started to promote the value of pollinators, such …

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Protect Your Plants From Frost

A frost warning is in effect for many parts of North Carolina this week. You may have already started …

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Podcast!

Why are NC State Extension and N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services talking about rapidly developing farmland? What …

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Farm City Photo Contest Winners

North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Forsyth County Center has announced their Farm City Photo Contest winners. The winning photographs will …

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Farm Transition Tactics

William Hamilton is a 15-year veteran dealing with farmland in North Carolina, specializing in a wide array of issues …

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Summer Intern Position Available

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Forsyth County Center is accepting applications for a 4-H Summer Intern. Applications are welcome from NC State …

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Soil, Plots, and Planters

This publication, chapter 8 of Collard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food …

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Food Garden Design

This publication, chapter 4 of Collard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food …

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Figure 1. Farm locations of study participants.

North Carolina Women’s Success in Agritourism: Turning Challenges into Opportunities

This publication presents the results of interviews with women in agritourism across North Carolina. It …

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Market Gardens For Small Farms in North Carolina

This guide provides an overview of market gardens for small and beginning farmers in North …

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The H-2A Visa Program in North Carolina

The H-2A visa program is growing rapidly in North Carolina. The number of positions certified …

2 weeks ago
A map showing the three physiographic regions of North Carolina

Carolina Lawns: A Guide to Maintaining Quality Turf in the Landscape

This comprehensive guide offers information on different grasses for North Carolina lawns, as well as …

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Nutrients are available based on soil pH.

A Gardener's Guide to Soil Testing

This publication tells gardeners why they should test their soil, how to obtain a soil …

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Selecting and Managing Lawn Grasses for Shade

Turfgrass, trees, and shrubs are desired in most landscapes because they are attractive and useful. …

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