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Honey Bees – When summer weather turns hot and dry, honey bees (and other insects) will frequently seek out any …

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Tomato Palooza- July 19

What’s it about… Tomato Tasting Contests: Best flavor, Largest, Most unique, Best Tomato Dish Tomato Growing Tips Seminar Open to all! All entries received …

Stanly County Spring Ag Tour

On Friday, April 20, 2018, Cooperative Extension hosted an agricultural tour of Stanly County. This annual event allows Stanly …

April 2018 Issue of Cattle Call

Please see the link below to read the latest issue of the Cattle Call. In this issue Allison Brown of Alexander County …

March 2018 Issue of Cattle Call

To read the latest issue of the Cattle Call Newsletter, please see the link below. March ’18 Issue of Cattle …

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2018 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

This manual, updated every year, covers pesticide use and safety information, chemical application equipment, fertilizer …

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Controlled Drainage – An Important Practice to Protect Water Quality That Can Enhance Crop Yields

This publication discusses how to use controlled drainage as way to to reduce nutrient losses …

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How to Become a Beekeeper in North Carolina

Beekeeping is a very enjoyable and rewarding pastime that is relatively inexpensive to get started. …

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Growing Peaches in North Carolina

This publication covers site selection, variety selection, weed control, pruning, diseases and insects and harvesting …

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Induced Molting as a Management Tool

Because of increasing economic pressure related to capital costs, egg prices, feed prices, and replacement …

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Community Supported Agriculture in North Carolina

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a form of direct marketing in which a community of …

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Añublo Polvoriento en Cucurbitáceas

Esta Hoja de Datos de Patología Vegetal fue publicada en inglés en 2015 por la …

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NC State Local Finished Beef Production Guidelines

This publication provides production protocol guidelines developed by North Carolina State University and Amazing Grazing …