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Luke Owen

Luke Owen

Extension Agent, Agriculture - Commercial Horticulture Buncombe County
Street Address: 49 Mount Carmel Rd
Suite 102
Asheville, NC 28806
Mailing Address: 49 Mount Carmel Rd
Asheville, NC 28806

Job Description Commercial Horticulture including areas such as ornamentals, vegetables, fruit/tree production, turf/landscape management systems, and other green industry as well as Regional Pesticide programming coordinator for the West District.

Recent Posts by Luke Owen

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Bradford Pear: An Invasive Pest

‘Bradford’ pear trees planted in the landscape Photo: Jim Robbins This spring, you might notice beautiful, white …

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2024 Cicada Emergence FAQ

Periodical cicada that will emerge late spring and early this summer. Source: Bill Gallup The emergence of the periodical cicadas …

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New Hardiness Zone Map Released!

New USDA Hardiness Zone map. Source USDA The new USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map (PHZM) has been released! This map …

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Pesticide Applicator Recertification

X & V Pesticide Recertification Credits Available! September 11th, 2023 N.C. Cooperative Extension, Buncombe County Center 49 Mount Carmel Road, Asheville 28806 (2) …

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Pesticide Safety School

Pesticide Safety School September 27th-28th, 2023 Mountain Horticultural Crops & Research Extension Center 455 Research Drive, Mills River NC, 28759 Register Online Mail-In Registration …

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Nursery Field Day

Register for the 22nd annual Caldwell County Nursery Crop Field Day! Talks about pest management, herbicide treatments, worker protection …

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