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Understanding Grain Bin Hazards

Grain bins pose serious risks to farmworkers and their families. Watch this video, created by N.C. Cooperative Extension Agent …

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Piedmont Soybean Field Day October 3, 2018

Piedmont Soybean Field Day Wednesday, October 3, 2018 Piedmont Research Station 8350 Sherrills Ford Road Salisbury, NC Agenda 7:30-8:30 a.m. Breakfast and Registration 8:30-8:50 a.m. …

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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Corn, Cotton, and Soybean Variety Data From 2017

Variety Trials Data 2017 Download the Data County_Corn_Variety_Yields_2017 Soybean OVT Summary by Location Soybean OVT 3yr Data Soybean OVT 2yr Data Cotton OVT 2017 Results …

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Figure 1. Soybean growth in a salt water-impacted field in Hyde

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