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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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Florence Lands Another Gut Punch

Hurricane Florence has left another memorable mark on our region with damage sustained from significant rain and wind over …

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Recent Publications related to Field Crops

Pumping Plant Performance

This publication discusses the causes of poor irrigation system performance. Some of these causes can …

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Calibrating Soil-Water Measuring Devices

This publication provides a step-by-step description of how to use the gravimetric method to calibrate …

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Selection and Management of Efficient Low Volume Irrigation System

Low volume irrigation systems are normally used for fruits, vegetables, container nursery plants and in …

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Selection and Management of Efficient Hand-Move Solid Set and Permanent Irrigation System

Hand-move irrigation systems are normally used to irrigate small fields. Solid-set and permanent sprinkler irrigation …

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Selection and Management of Efficient Self-propelled Gun Traveler Irrigation System

The self-propelled gun type traveler system is usually the most practical system for irrigating irregular …

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Irrigation Scheduling to Achieve Proper Application of Wastewater

This publication provides guidelines and recommendations for proper irrigation scheduling of wastewater.

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Hard Hose Traveler Irrigation System

This publication contains step-by-step guidelines for determining irrigated acreage for hard hose traveler irrigation systems …

Load-Area Method Spreader System

This publication explains the load-area method, one of the two methods in which semi-solid animal …