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The Stanly County Center Local Foods contacts are Lori Ivey, Dustin Adcock.

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Beat the Squash Vine Borer

If you’re like me, at some point in your gardening years a simple little white caterpillar has gotten the …

Is Your Backyard Chicken Proof?

Is your backyard Chicken Proof? Anyone with small children in their lives probably has taken steps to childproof their …

Disease & Pest Problems

Do you see your pest problem described below? http://rowan.ces.ncsu.edu/2014/05/disease-pest-problems/ Again, Rowan County agents have been kind enough to help us out …

Disease & Plant Problems

Check out this link to see if your problem is listed? http://rowan.ces.ncsu.edu/2014/06/disease-and-plant-problems/ Rowan County agents have been kind enough to help …

Recent Publications related to Local Foods

Community Supported Agriculture in North Carolina

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a form of direct marketing in which a community of …

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NC State Local Finished Beef Production Guidelines

This publication provides production protocol guidelines developed by North Carolina State University and Amazing Grazing …

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Using Web Marketplaces to Reach Untapped Markets

This publication explains how microentrepreneurs can use emerging web-based marketplaces to sell services, goods, and …

8/28/18

Commercial Luffa Sponge Gourd Production

Luffa sponge products are readily available in the cosmetic and bath section of department stores, …

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Eastern North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs

In eastern North Carolina, almost any type of vegetable or fruit can be successfully grown …

8/28/18

Basil

Basil is a popular herb known for its flavorful foliage. The fresh or dried leaves …

Care and Planting of Ginseng Seed and Roots

This factsheet covers propagating (by seed and by transplant) ginseng, which requires a period of …

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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. …

8/14/18