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Farm Transition Tactics

William Hamilton is a 15-year veteran dealing with farmland in North Carolina, specializing in a wide array of issues …

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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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Dig Deeper With Us! Series is back!

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