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Industrial Hemp in North Carolina

By: William Landis, Extension Agent, Agriculture – Small Farms Agent Louisburg, N.C. – There is a new frontier in agriculture, a …

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Field Crop News

Please see the January 2018 Field Crop Newsletter for updates about upcoming area Field Crop Events. January Field Crop News …

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Cooking for Crowds

Are you planning to prepare food for a large group of people as part of a fundraiser or another special …

2018 Horse Educational Series

Horse owners in the area are invited to participate in the popular annual “Horse Mini-Series” meeting which will take …

UPCOMING 2018 Commercial Poultry Grower Meetings

Register here for the meeting: http://go.ncsu.edu/2018-commercial-poultry-grower There is no charge for the class. Lunch will be sponsored, so please register! Please RSVP by …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

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How to Become a Beekeeper in North Carolina

Beekeeping is a very enjoyable and rewarding pastime that is relatively inexpensive to get started. …

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Growing Peaches in North Carolina

This publication covers site selection, variety selection, weed control, pruning, diseases and insects and harvesting …

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Induced Molting as a Management Tool

Because of increasing economic pressure related to capital costs, egg prices, feed prices, and replacement …

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Controlled drainage.

Controlled Drainage – An Important Practice to Protect Water Quality That Can Enhance Crop Yields

This publication discusses how to use controlled drainage as way to to reduce nutrient losses …

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Community Supported Agriculture in North Carolina

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a form of direct marketing in which a community of …

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Añublo Polvoriento en Cucurbitáceas

Esta Hoja de Datos de Patología Vegetal fue publicada en inglés en 2015 por la …

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NC State Local Finished Beef Production Guidelines

This publication provides production protocol guidelines developed by North Carolina State University and Amazing Grazing …

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Using Web Marketplaces to Reach Untapped Markets

This publication explains how microentrepreneurs can use emerging web-based marketplaces to sell services, goods, and …

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