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2021 Extension Gardener Series

2021 Extension Gardener Series October 7–November 8, 2021, 10 a.m.–1 p.m. O. P. Owens Agriculture Center 455 Caton Road, Lumberton Interested in gardening? …

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A New Chapter

Seventeen years ago, Everett Davis introduced me as the newest Extension agent in the County; I was beginning my …

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Benefits of Raised Bed Gardening

Spring has finally arrived and warmer temperatures are luring us outside. I imagine you have also experienced the havoc …

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Summer Annuals

Tell me you live in North Carolina without telling me you live in North Carolina… I will go first! …

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Raised Bed Gardening

Which crops are feasible for a raised bed? How much space do I need? Can I harvest more produce …

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Planting for Spring Forages

Join North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Robeson and Wayne County Centers for a virtual presentation on spring forages. Joshua Baker …

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Horses and Mud

We have been experiencing a lot of rain, and more is predicted in the forecast. If you own a …

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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 …

Very Local Holiday Festival Details

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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Figure 1. A typical hose drag type wastewater application unit

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This publication describes hose drag systems and their operation as used to apply animal waste …

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Certification Training for Operators of Animal Waste Systems - Type B

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Certification Training for Operators of Animal Waste Systems - Type A

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The initial symptoms of B deficiency

Tobacco - Boron (B) Deficiency

Tobacco plants that are B deficient are stunted very early on in production when compared …

Phosphorus Deficiency

Tobacco - Phosphorus (P) Deficiency

Phosphorus (P) deficiency in tobacco begins as a noticeable stunting when compared to a plant …

Nitrogen deficiency

Tobacco - Nitrogen (N) Deficiency

By far, nitrogen (N) is the most widely applied nutrient for plant growth. It …

Boron toxicity

Tobacco - Boron (B) Toxicity

Boron (B) is an essential element that frequently exhibits deficiency symptoms if it is in …

Sulfur deficiency

Tobacco - Sulfur (S) Deficiency

Sulfur (S) deficiency can easily be mistaken for nitrogen (N) deficiency in tobacco. The ability …