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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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Southeastern Vegetable Crop Handbook

Everything you need to know to successfully grow vegetables in the Southeast including: varieties, planting dates, fertilizer recommendations, cover …

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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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On-Line Newsletter From Hort Science

The NCSU Department of Horticultural Science has launched a quarterly on-line Newsletter Subscribe to see great horticulture images, learn about faculty and …

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