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The Wayne County Center Local Foods contact is Jessica Strickland.

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Grape Season Is Here!

Late summer into early fall is when grapes begin to ripen around Eastern North Carolina. In Wayne County, we …

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Aquaponics Short-Course

Aquaponics Short Course, March 7, New Bern Convention Center Designed to provide entrepreneurs research based technical training in the fundamentals …

Average Last Spring Frost

Q: When is the last chance for frost this spring? A:We all know the weather can be very hard to …

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Chapter 14. Glossary

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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

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Chapter 11. Spring Frost Control

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