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Stokes County Hay Survey

The survey has been edited and is now accesible. The N.C. Cooperative Extension of Stoke County office is working to …

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$5,000 Grants to 50 Farmers

In 2020 The National Young Farmers Coalition (Young Farmers) launched a new grant program to help young and beginning …

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Welcome Our New Livestock Agent

Please join us in welcoming Kendra Phipps as our new Livestock Agent for N.C. Cooperative Extension of Stokes County. Kendra …

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Small Fruit Pruning Workshops

N.C. Cooperative Extension of Stokes County will be offering three small fruit pruning workshops. Each workshop will focus on pruning …

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Greenhouse Sanitation Workshop

Did you know proper greenhouse sanitation is a crucial component in reducing production costs and improving plant health? Investing …

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Lasagna Gardening Demonstration

Master Gardener℠ volunteers of Stokes County are conducting a demonstration and would like to share the progress of the …

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Winter Feeding Cattle

As winter months approach, now would be a good time to evaluate our nutrition program and be proactive with …

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Pig to Pork

This Zoom meeting will cover: Pig to Pork – Have a pig that needs to be processed but not …

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Virtual Stokes County Bee School

N.C. Cooperative Extension of Stokes County is partnering with the Stokes County Beekeepers Association to offer the 2021 Virtual Bee …

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Poinsettia Fundraiser

N.C. Cooperative Extension of Stokes County is excited to announce our first Poinsettia Fundraiser. The Poinsettias are a beautiful holiday …

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This factsheet discusses PS-II-inhibiting herbicide injury on soybean.

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This factsheet discusses HPPD and clomazine injury on soybean.

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