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shitakes growing on log

Mushroom Log Innoculation

Join us as we welcome our friends at The Fungal Network to inoculate shitake logs at the Forsyth County Center on December 7th, 2024 …

Cover photo for Fall 2023 Pest Update Video

Fall 2023 Pest Update Video

View the new Fall 2023 pest update video on the TurfFiles website, covering weed, disease and insect management in …

Bagpipes to open field day

Great Field Day!

NC State had a great turnout for the 2023 Turfgrass Field Day with 815 attendees. The Turfgrass Center faculty …

Cover crop planting: Buckwheat

Let's Discuss Cover Crops

Cover crops are plants grown in fields and gardens between “main crop” production. Cover crops typically provide benefits to …

Cover photo for 2023 Pawpaw Field Day in Forsyth County

2023 Pawpaw Field Day in Forsyth County

WHEN: Sept. 9, 2023, between 9:30 a.m.–3 p.m. WHERE: N.C. Cooperative Extension, Forsyth County Center, Winston Salem, NC Did you know that …

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