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2016 Extension Master Gardener Classes

Would you like to become a N.C. Cooperative Extension Master Gardener? Cleveland County Extension will offer classes in 2016. The Extension …

Cleveland County Rose Society

May 22, 2016 – The Cleveland/Lincoln County Rose Society will meet at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, May 22, 2016 at the Cleveland County …

Upcoming Horticulture Classes

Need a little help from the experts when it comes to beautifying your lawn, controlling insects in the garden, …

More in My Basket

More In My Basket (MIMB) is a program of North Carolina State University, North Carolina Cooperative Extension that helps …

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"Dining In" for Healthy Families

Family & Consumer Sciences Day – December 3, 2015 “Dining In” for Healthy Families You and your family are invited to participate …

Living Healthy With Diabetes

Living with or caring for someone with Diabetes can affect your quality of life. This workshop will give you …

Evin Evans Spring Goat Show

Join us for the Evin Evans Spring Show, June 5-7, 2015. Cleveland County Fairgrounds 1751 E. Marion Street Shelby, NC 28152 For show …

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Cleveland County Kitchen

Cleveland County Kitchen is a collaboration between N.C. Cooperative Extension and Cleveland Community College to showcase local farmers and …

Cooking Healthy for the Holidays

Healthy Holiday Cooking “Healthy” and “holiday” don’t usually find themselves in the same sentence, especially when it comes to food. But that …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

strawberry planting

14. Small Fruits

This small fruits chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook reviews selection, planting, and maintenance of …

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A gleaning event

Gleaned Sweetpotatoes: Storage, Recipes, and Quick Facts

Do you have sweetpotatoes that have been gleaned that you plan on using or donating? …

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Figure 1. Southwest damage on an Asian pear trunk

North Carolina Production Guide for Smaller Orchard Plantings

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

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Nitrogen Fertilization of Switchgrass and Gamagrass: Dry Matter Yield and Nutritive Value

This bulletin publishes the results of two experiments—one with switchgrass and one with gamagrass—that address …

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Figure 1. Yellow nutsedge in sweetpotato.

Management of Yellow Nutsedge in Sweetpotato

This publication discusses the impacts of yellow nutsedge on sweetpotato crops and includes information on …

6 days ago
Septoria spore production on underside of tomato leaf

Septoria Leaf Spot of Tomato

This factsheet covers the identification and control of septoria leaf spot of tomatoes.

produce at farmers market

Local Food Systems: Clarifying Current Research

This publication discusses the environmental, economic, health, and community benefits that local food systems provide …

11/14/18Local Foods
Triclopyr spray drift on rose one day after treatment.

Synthetic Auxins

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