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Innovative Women in Ag Program

This innovative program will be offered March 22-23, 2019,12:30 p.m., at 1175 Kingsboro Rd., Rocky Mount. Join us for this new …

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Pumpkins & the Jack-O’-Lantern

I stumbled upon a rather humorous and anonymous quote recently that states, “It’s time for Fall in the South: …

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Plastic Mulch Layer Demonstration

A Plastic Mulch Layer is now available for rent to residents of Franklin, Warren, Granville, and Vance counties through …

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Conservation Reserve Program Signup

WASHINGTON — Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Richard Fordyce reminded producers today that the deadline to sign up for …

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Plastic Mulch Layer

Plastic Mulch Layer The plastic mulch layer has arrived and is available to rent by producers in Franklin, Warren, Granville, …

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Native Bees in the Landscape

BY: Colby Griffin, Horticulture Extension Agent There are many important native pollinators within your home landscape. One you may not …

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Spring 2018 Newsletter

Our Spring 2018 newsletter has informative articles, dates of upcoming workshops, meetings, and events that we hope will be …

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The Colors of Fall

BY: Colby Griffin N.C. Cooperative Extension Horticulture Extension Agent Reds and oranges and yellows, Oh my! Have you ever wondered what causes …

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Is It a Mole or a Vole?

BY: Charles Mitchell N.C. Cooperative Extension County Extension Director During the past month, the Cooperative Extension Office has received many questions …

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Average Solar Radiation and Wind Information for North Carolina

Solar radiation provides the energy to warm our atmosphere and allow plant growth and animal …

Average Growing Season for Selected North Carolina Locations

Growing season is defined as the number of days without an air temperature of 32°F …

Average First Fall Frost Dates for Selected North Carolina Locations

Frost forms on solid objects when the water vapor in the atmosphere changes from its …

Average Last Spring Frost Dates for Selected North Carolina Locations

Frost forms on solid objects when the water vapor in the atmosphere changes from its …

The Calibration of Turfgrass Boom Sprayers and Spreaders

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Soil and Plant Analysis for Christmas Trees

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Soil and Plant Analysis for Apple Trees

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