Bees in a Flower

Asheville’s 5th Annual Pollination Celebration!

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Pollination Celebration! takes place during the whole month of June, and it is a communal celebration of the valuable ecosystem services provided by bees, birds, butterflies, bats, beetles, flies, and more.

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Requena Meets Tough Foe in Drive

Monday, May 22, 2017

The Asheville Tourists’ Alejandro Requena entered Saturday night with the second best ERA in the entire South Atlantic League, but the right-hander ran into a tough Greenville Drive lineup and struggled for the first time this year.

Sweet Potato Nematode

Root-knot Nematode Could Affect N.C. Sweet Potato Crop

Monday, May 22, 2017

The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is warning sweet potato growers about an emerging root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne enterolobii, which has been identified in fields in Columbus, Johnston, Wayne and Wilson counties.