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The Surry County Center Local Foods contact is Joanna Radford.

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Japanese Persimmon

Japanese persimmon is not the native persimmon. They are much like apples and are approximately the same size as …

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Saving Milk

One of my favorite childhood movies was Heidi. There are many versions but I’ve only seen the one made …

Blueberry Waffles

Don't Forget Breakfast

Have you ever been riding down the road and your car ran out of gas? How far can a …

Apples

Fiber Facts

What is fiber and how does it work in our body? Fiber is a carbohydrate in food that is …

Fresh Orange Juice

Reducing Food Waste

Food money is wasted if food rules are not followed. If food spoils before it is eaten, you have …

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Count on Me NC

NC State Extension, in partnership with NC Department of Health and Human Services, NC Restaurant and Lodging Association and Visit NC, is excited to …

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How to Make Fermented Pickles

Interested in fermenting food? Start by making delicious fermented pickles that will be ready within 3-4 weeks. Fermented Pickles Recipe Yields 1-gallon …

Local Surry County Farmers

Local Surry County Farmers Contact farms for product availability and market hours. Not all farmers listed attend local farmers markets. Bullington Farms Strawberries 336.325.2273 Pick …

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Present Use Value: Transferring Property Enrolled in Present Use Value Property Taxation

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Figure 1. Farm locations of study participants.

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This Youth, Community, and Therapeutic Gardening Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook helps volunteers understand …

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Triclopyr spray drift on rose one day after treatment.

Synthetic Auxins

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

Pole Bean Production

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