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The Clay County Center Local Foods contact is Doug Clement.

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Small Farms Week 2021

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University’s annual tribute to small-scale agriculture will be held March 21-27, 2021, and …

Cover photo for 2020 Virtual Agribusiness Summit

2020 Virtual Agribusiness Summit

This year we have taken the Agribusiness Summit Online! In collaboration with the Small Business Centers in Western North …

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Small Ruminant Webinar

We are holding a Small Ruminant program from 1-3 p.m. on Friday, May 15, 2020. The Program will be …

WNC AgOptions Grant Writing Workshop

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Cherokee County Center is offering a grant-writing workshop for farmers interested in applying for a WNC AgOptions …

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Beginning Farmer Webinar

Join us at the Community Services Building in Hayesville, NC for a FREE webinar each Wednesday night at 7:00 …

Recent Publications related to Local Foods

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Overview of NC State Finished Beef Production Guidelines

This publication is an introduction to the three production protocol guidelines developed by North Carolina …

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NC State Local Grass-Fed Beef Production Guidelines

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

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NC State Local Pasture-Raised and Pasture-Finished Beef Production Guidelines

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

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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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Cultivating Local Foods Consumers: Using Agritourism to Promote Local Foods

This publication shares the result of a survey study that aims to discover whether visiting …

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Caldwell County Ag Census Infographic 2017

This infographic provides a visual interpretation of the 2017 Census of Agriculture, which is collected …

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North Carolina Production Guide for Smaller Orchard Plantings

North Carolina’s climate and soils are well suited to grow many types tree fruits. This …

3/18/21
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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 …

3/17/21