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Local Foods

The Lee County Center Local Foods contacts are Minda Daughtry, Alyssa Anderson.

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Join Sandhills Farm to Table!

Enjoy boxes of fresh, delicious produce picked at peak ripeness from Sandhills Farms for your table. Deliveries are from …

Farm-City Week Activities

Join city and country folk as we celebrate our annual Farm-City Week. Farm-City Week in Lee County is November …

Farmers Feed Us All

As our society becomes more urban, fewer Americans ever see the connection between the food they eat, the clothing …

Eat Local This Fall

You have heard a lot in the news lately about eating local and supporting local agriculture. Many books, papers …

Pick Your Own

It’s that time of year again…..time for farm fresh, locally grown produce and within a couple of weeks, our …

Farmers Feed Us All

As our society becomes more urban, fewer Americans ever see the connection between the food they eat, the clothing …

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Growing Blueberries in the Home Garden

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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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