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The Johnston County Center Local Foods contact is Brandon Parker.

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Aquaponics Short-Course

Aquaponics Short Course, March 7, New Bern Convention Center Designed to provide entrepreneurs research based technical training in the fundamentals …

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Extension Gardener Classes

The Johnston County Office of North Carolina Cooperative Extension is pleased to offer a series of classes on gardening …

North Carolina Pest News - May 23, 2014

In this issue: FIELD AND FORAGE CROPS Getting Ready to Drill Down on Thrips Kudzu Bug Expectations for 2014 Tobacco Insect Scouting Report FRUIT …

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Mummy Berry Emerging This Week

Mummy Berry Emerging This Week Mummy berry is now active in southeastern North Carolina – the photos below were taken …

Organic Certification Consulting Services

Organic Certification Consulting Services Are you intimidated by the regulations and paperwork necessary for USDA Organic Certification? As part of our …

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Blueberry Production Workshop

Saturday, March 2, 2013 there was a blueberry production workshop held at the Johnston County Agriculture Building. Dr. Bill …

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Chapter 14. Glossary

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

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Chapter 12. Crop Prediction

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