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Green Industry News - February 2021

The North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Franklin County Center is partnering with area businesses to host this educational event for landscape …

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Commercial Horticulture News

Webinars Offered for North Carolina Growers Get ready for Spring with the NC State University Greenhouse Grower Update Webinar Series. …

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Green Industry News - January 2021

23rd Annual Eastern NC Landscape Conference & Trade Show (Virtual) – February 1–4 The virtual format will be one class …

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June 2020 Horticulture News

** 2020 N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Commercial Pesticide License Renewal – EXTENDED until September 30, 2020 ** Restricted …

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What's New with Small Farms?

COVID-19 Resources for Fruit & Vegetable Growers Below please find a list of resources for fresh produce growers dealing with …

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Green Industry News - April 27, 2020

NC Urban Forest Council – Upcoming Informational Webinars The following events will be offered by the NC Urban Forest Council: Carolina …

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Greater Franklin County Chamber of Commerce COVID–19 Update April 17, 2020 – Save Small Business Fund An Initiative of the U.S. Chamber …

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Commercial Horticulture News - April 2020

COVID-19 Distribution Disruptions The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is aware that farmers have seen disruptions in …

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