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But This Year Is Different

This is the time of year most of us take time to reflect and look to the future. What …

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Helpful Christmas Tree Care

Maybe you have or maybe you haven’t put up your Christmas tree. Trust me, I’m not judging. If you …

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Collards and Crafts

Folks, save the date for the most unique shopping experience Robeson County has to offer! Wouldn’t you love to …

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2020 Very Local Holiday Festival

Join us Saturday, December 5, from 8:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m., for A Very Local Holiday Festival at the Robeson County …

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2021 Beginner Beekeepers School

Join us for this five (5) class series teaching the basics of beekeeping. Classes will be held on January …

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Holidays Are Here

Can you believe it? Thanksgiving is literally right around the corner. Having a menu for each meal and shopping …

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Shopping With EFNEP

Fall is upon us! Commercials advertising newly released horror movies are in full swing and the drop in temperature …

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EFNEP Online!

Did you know that the 4-H Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) is now offering food and nutrition …

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Pecan Scab

Writing an article can present a daunting task when you are undecided on the topic. But then, once in …

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Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

2021 Southeastern US Vegetable Crop Handbook

The Southeastern Vegetable Extension Workers Group offers this handbook, a joint effort among Extension Specialists …

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2021 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

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

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Disease Control

This publication covers disease control in a variety of crops.

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Plant Growth Regulators

This publication explains plant growth regulators for a variety of crops.

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Chemical Weed Control

This publication covers chemical weed control and weed response to a variety of crops.

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Insect and Disease Control of Fruits

This publication covers insect and disease control in apples, blueberries, caneberries, grapes, peaches, pecans and …

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Insect Control

This publication covers insect control in a variety of crops, as well as household pests.

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Fertilizer Use

This publication offers fertilizer suggestions for a variety of crops, including field, pasture and hay …

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