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Get Ready for the Next Storm

There is much concern about the next hurricane’s arrival to the North Carolina coast. Residents far inland can also …

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Ornamental Vines and Their Uses

Vines serve many useful landscaping purposes and are excellent to use where space is limited, as dividers or barriers. …

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High Tunnel Workshop

If you are interested in high tunnels and would like more information and experience building these structures come join …

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Planning Your Fall Garden

I know its August and we are still feeling the heat of summer but right now is the ideal …

4th of July & Yellow Jackets

Happy Independence Day! With this national holiday comes lots of activities & meals outside. Often food and drinks draw …

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 – 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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