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The Deer and the Turkey

The next holiday our nation will celebrate will be Thanksgiving, and I hear many, many folks remark that this …

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Learning to Survive

Over the last eight years with North Carolina Cooperative Extension, I have had the great opportunity to interact with …

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Extension Helps Small Farmers

Small farms play a vital role in supporting the competitiveness and sustainability of the United States rural and farm …

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Growing With Technology

Over the years, agriculture has experienced a wide array of technology introduced to make the job of growing and …

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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 …

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What's the Buzz About Hemp?

By the recent number of inquiries at the office, interest in industrial hemp production appears to be gaining momentum …

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Food Safety Hits the Farm

Foodborne illnesses cost the USA more than $15 billion a year, according to the latest United States Department of …

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Disaster Relief for Farmers

November has arrived, and with it comes the new time change, cooler weather (hopefully), and reminders of all we …

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Twospotted Spider Mite

Twospotted spider mite description, life history, damage, and control.

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Potato Leafhopper

Potato leafhopper description, life history, damage, and control.

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Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (North Carolina)

Brown marmorated stink bug description, life history, damage, and control.

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Sulfur Fertilization of North Carolina Crops

Adequate sulfur is necessary for crops, but there’s no one-size-fits-all recommendation for application in North …

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Creating a Crop Maze With GPS

This publication explains how to create a crop maze with GPS (global positioning system).

11/22/19

Alternative Product Demonstration and Research Guidelines for Extension Agents

This publication provides guidance to Extension agents on how to design and conduct trials and …

11/21/19

Ethanol: A Gasoline Alternative for North Carolina

Ethanol is an alternative fuel source that can be produced domestically from renewable materials. Learn …

11/21/19

Selection and Management of Efficient Center-Pivot and Linear Move Irrigation Systems

The center pivot and linear-move type irrigation systems are usually the most practical system for …

11/19/19