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Fig Program

Thursday, September 3rd 2015 at the Rockingham County Agriculture Center. Flyer below with more …

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2015 Extension Horse Management Short Courses

Directions to The Guilford County Agricultural Center, Located at 3309 Burlington Road 375-5876 and can be found at https://www.ces.ncsu.edu/guilford/directions.shtml From Downtown …

Introduction Beekeeping Program

Introduction Beekeeping Program Thursday, January 29th, 2015 6:30 p.m. at the Rockingham County Agriculture Center For more information please Click …

Invasive Forest Pest Training

What: Invasive Forest Pest Training When: Tuesday, August 26th at 10 a.m. Where: Agriculture Building : 525 NC 65, Suite 200 …

Mealybugs in Vineyards

Mealybugs in Vineyards Growers that have vineyards affected by mealybugs should confirm what species of mealybugs they have. This is …

Fruit and Nut Tree Pruning Demonstration

Fruit and Nut Tree Pruning Demonstration Tuesday, March 11, 2014 1 p.m. Larry Baker’s Orchard Click Here for more information Any questions please contact Kathryn …

Social Media Workshop

Social Media Workshop For Agricultural Businesses Monday November 25th, 2013 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Location: Rockingham Cooperative Extension For more detail click on …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

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How to Sell Produce to Distributors

This publication provides information about how producers can prepare for selling produce to wholesale distributors. …

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Soybean Cyst Nematode

Soybean cyst nematode limits yields in every major soybean production region worldwide. This disease note …

Colletotrichum spores

Glomerella Leaf Spot and Fruit Rot

This apple pathology factsheet describes Glomerella leaf spot and fruit rot in apple, including identification …

Growing Tomatoes in the Home Garden

Much success in growing tomatoes can be attributed to use of a few proven techniques. …

Figure 1. Field loss can amount to a significant portion of the

How to Determine the Potential to Increase Vegetable Yield through Estimating and Reducing Field Losses

This publication discusses methods for boosting vegetable productivity by reducing field loss, which can amount …

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Fire Blight

This apple pathology factsheet describes fire blight in apple, including identification and disease management.

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Flyspeck and Sooty Blotch

This apple pathology factsheet describes flyspeck and sooty blotch in apple, including identification and disease …

CAR on leaf

Cedar Apple Rust

This apple pathology factsheet describes cedar apple rust and provides a brief overview of other …