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Local Foods

The Sampson County Center Local Foods contact is James Hartsfield.

Varroa Mites in Honeybees

Many still question, what is happening to the honeybee population? One issue that affects honeybee colonies is the Varroa …

Cooking for Crowds

Food fundraisers, church potlucks, and other food gatherings are great methods to get people together for some fun and …

Backyard Flock Egg Production

So you just got your own flock of chickens! Or maybe you’re just thinking about starting your own flock, …

Freezing for Freshness

Around this time every year when I visit my mom in Hickory, NC I leave with several bags full …

Recent Publications related to Local Foods

Growing Blueberries in the Home Garden

Blueberries can be grown in home gardens anywhere in North Carolina if the right species …

Tips for Produce Growers Marketing Fresh Produce to Retail Grocers: Understanding PLU and UPC Codes

PLU and UPC codes are two widely used tracking mechanisms that help retailers efficiently …

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Chapter 14. Glossary

This publication contains a glossary of the terms used in The North Carolina Winegrape Grower's …

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Chapter 13. Appendix Contact Information

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

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Chapter 12. Crop Prediction

Crop prediction or estimation is the process of projecting as accurately as possible the quantity …

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Chapter 11. Spring Frost Control

To grow more consistent crops and improve your cash flow in years with damaging frost …

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Chapter 10. Grapevine Water Relations and Vineyard Irrigation

Like other perennial plants, mature grapevines have extensive root systems and therefore, unlike shallow-rooted annual …

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Chapter 9. Vine Nutrition

Grapevines require 16 essential nutrients for normal growth and development (Table 9.1). Carbon, hydrogen, and …

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