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Ag Biz Basics for Farmer Veterans

Program offered to Farmer Veterans Ag Biz Basics, a fast-paced short course designed to help Farmers plan for the success …

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New Extension Director in Orange County

Please welcome Mr. Tyrone Fisher who has been selected to lead North Carolina Cooperative Extension’s Orange County Center, effective August …

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Worm Composting Workshop July 15

Learn how to recycle kitchen food scraps into nutrient-packed worm compost. This easy, inexpensive, odorless activity will be explained …

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Monthly Drought Projections

For more information and a map of the affected areas, please visit NOAA/NWS Climate Prediction Center’s U.S. Monthly Drought …

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Why Soil Sample?

RALEIGH — Spring is the best time to fertilize your shrubs as it promotes optimal growth with healthy foliage …

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Soybean Cyst Nematode

Soybean Cyst Nematode limits yields in every major soybean production region worldwide. This disease note …

Selling Fluid Milk to Grocery Stores Through Direct Store Delivery

This publication will help you start selling fluid milk directly to grocery stores. Approaching retailers, …

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Gemini (isoxaben + prodiamine)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of Gemini (isoxaben + prodiamine).

Devrinol (napropamide)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of Devrinol (napropamide).

Control of Root-Knot Nematodes in the Home Vegetable Garden

This publication describes ways to minimize nematode problems by employing several control measures such as …

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Asparagus Crown Production

Producing asparagus crowns for sale or use is simple and profitable. Careful attention to details …

14. Small Fruits

This small fruits chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook reviews selection, planting, and maintenance of …

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Building Local Food Economies: A Guide for Governments

This publication serves as a guide on building local food economies for planners, economic developers, …

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