Tomato late blight, caused by the oomycete Phytophthora infestans, was confirmed today (July 11, 2014) in a tomato sample from Henderson County, North Carolina and confirmed by the Plant Disease and Insect Clinic and the Quesada Lab at NCSU.
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We have four new books on loan at the Ag Center for those interested in getting to know more about growing, sowing, and more.
These are just part of our ever expanding library – did you know we have a whole library of Mother Earth News, cookbooks, gardening books, and more. Come by the Ag Center anytime to borrow a book and don’t forget – our local library has a HUGE resource of gardening and farming books.
Thanks to Sow True Seed for helping us with ordering these books.
I think everybody loves an awesome infographic and this one from the folks at Good to Be Home is one of the best, a nice website with tons of information. Check out their website by clicking here.
‘Farmland’ is a movie dedicated to younger farmers running their farms and ranches. Sponsored by the Polk County Farm Bureau, this is a different look at farms.
We will update with more details as we get them but be prepared for the showings on
July August 25th!