PASTURE PORKSHOP, MAY 25, WINSTON-SALEM
A workshop for pastured pork producers, covering alternative feeds, meat quality, pricing, forages, and much more! Details here.
MONITOR TOMATOES/POTATOES FOR LATE BLIGHT
Late blight was found on tomatoes in a home garden in SC around April 11. Growers in this area should begin monitoring for this disease. Here are details about tomato late blight and potato late blight.
CALL 811 BEFORE YOU DIG!
Farmers who are planning any type of excavation work are reminded of the importance of locating utilities first. Hitting a utility could result in delays, costs, and more importantly, danger to the farmer. Find more information at http://call811.com/
SPOTTED WING DROSOPHILA ALERT
Can’t they come up with a better name for this pest? This tiny fly attacks strawberries and other small fruits. Find all the information you need to identify and manage this pest here.
GARDENING IN RAISED BEDS & CONTAINERS, APRIL 30
Although this workshop is targeted to the home gardener, all are welcome! The workshop will take place on Saturday, April 30, 9:30-11:30 am at the Warren County Extension Center. Find all the details here.