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Local Foods

The Clay County Center Local Foods contact is Doug Clement.

Cover photo for Organic Growers School

Organic Growers School

An exciting three-part series on all aspects of Growing: planning, planting, production, & pests. Dates: March 31, April 7 & 14 (3 …

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Plant Workshops

Clay County Extension will be hosting a series of workshops dealing with apples and other fruit plants. The series …

Cover photo for 2015 Appalachian Farm School

2015 Appalachian Farm School

2015 Appalachian Farm School registration now open for WNC farmers CULLOWHEE, N.C. – Registration is now open for the 2015 Appalachian …

Ag Newsletter July 2014

Content of Newsletter Honeybee Assistance Program Upcoming Speaker at Moss Memorial Library Lime Spreader for Clay County Vegetable Garden Tips Livestock News (beware Wild …

Cover photo for 2014 Tomato Field Day

2014 Tomato Field Day

2014 Tomato Field Day is August 7, 2014Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and Extension Center, Mills River, NCOptional Tour: 1:00 p.m. (Fruits, Ornamentals, Field Crops, Hops)Registration: 2:30 p.m.Welcome: 3:00 p.m.Tours: 3:15 …

Ag Newsletter June 2014

Content of Newsletter June Garden Tip Summer Lawn Tip Wildflowers — 5/31/14 Pesticide Collection/Disposal — 6/4/14 Beef Cattle Temperament Workshop — 6/6/14 Local Foods “Spring …

closeup of strawberries

February 2014 Newsletter

Annual Extension Plant Sale The Extension’s Annual Plant Sale is in full swing. Orders will be taken through March 14th, …

Recent Publications related to Local Foods

Observing worms in a vermicompost bin.

Vermicomposting in Childcare Center Gardens

This publication is a how-to guide for starting a garden-related vermicomposting bin in a childcare …

Adding

Composting in Childcare Center Gardens

This publication is a how-to guide for starting a garden-related standard compost bin in a …

Searching for ripe tomatoes.

Snacking and Cooking with Warm-Season Produce from Childcare Production Gardens

This publication includes simple recipes that childcare center cooks and educators can use to engage …

Stirring kale and dressing for a winter salad.

Snacking and Cooking With Cool-Season Produce From Childcare Production Gardens

This publication includes simple recipes that childcare center cooks and educators can use to engage …

Organic Sweet Corn Production

Many organic vegetable farmers are interested in producing sweet corn. Organic sweet corn can be …

Cultivation of Ramps (Allium tricoccum and A. burdickii)

Ramps, also known as wild leeks, are native to the eastern North American mountains. They …

Triclopyr spray drift on rose one day after treatment.

Synthetic Auxins

This factsheet describes the symptoms of a synthetic auxin (SA) herbicide injury.

Photo of asparagus growing

Asparagus

This series of publications provides information about how to grow, harvest, and prepare a variety …

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