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Weed of the Week

For more detailed information, contact Taylor Chavis, Extension Livestock Agent, at 910-671-3276 or by email at taylor_chavis@ncsu.edu. Recommendations for the …

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News From the Market

School will soon be out, and right around the corner, summer 2019 will be officially starting. Hopefully, our schedules …

Information on the weed Broomsedge.

Weed of the Week

For more detailed information, contact Taylor Chavis, Extension Livestock Agent, at 910-671-3276 or by email at taylor_chavis@ncsu.edu. Recommendations for the …

Information on the weed Snowy Crotalaria

Weed of the Week

For more detailed information, contact Taylor Chavis, Extension Livestock Agent, at 910-671-3276 or by email at taylor_chavis@ncsu.edu. Recommendations for the …

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Applying the Pressure

Have you ever noticed that each month is associated with something to be celebrated, or a topic intended to …

Information on the weed Eastern Black Nightshade

Weed of the Week

For more detailed information, contact Taylor Chavis, Extension Livestock Agent, at 910-671-3276 or by email at taylor_chavis@ncsu.edu. Recommendations for the …

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Freezing Spring Produce

Are you having trouble keeping up with all of the wonderful spring produce that is available right now? You …

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Living Mindfully

Have you ever arrived at work and did not remember the drive? Have you ever gobbled down a meal …

Information on the week prostrate spurge.

Weed of the Week

For more detailed information, contact Taylor Chavis, Extension Livestock Agent, at 910-671-3276 or by email at taylor_chavis@ncsu.edu. Recommendations for the …

Information on the Carolina Geranium

Weed of the Week

For more detailed information, contact Taylor Chavis, Extension Livestock Agent, at 910-671-3276 or by email at taylor_chavis@ncsu.edu. Recommendations for the …

Information on the marestail weed

Weed of the Week

For more detailed information, contact Taylor Chavis, Extension Livestock Agent, at 910-671-3276 or by email at taylor_chavis@ncsu.edu. Recommendations for the …

Information on perilla mint

Weed of the Week

For more detailed information, contact Taylor Chavis, Extension Livestock Agent, at 910-671-3276 or by email at taylor_chavis@ncsu.edu. Recommendations for the …

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Eat Healthy When Life Gets Busy

When our everyday lives get busy with work, school, and home life, making great food choices sometimes gets put …

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Cattle Fly Control

Spring is here! We are finally starting to see some warm weather, sunshine, and green pastures. Spring and summer …

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Weed of the Week

For more detailed information, contact Taylor Chavis, Extension Livestock Agent, at 910-671-3276 or by email at taylor_chavis@ncsu.edu. Recommendations for the …

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