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Extension and research at NC State address timely issues impacting our state. Extension delivers trusted information directly into the hands of farmers and agribusinesses, helping them translate knowledge into solutions that grow our economy and communities.

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Landscaper's Pesticide Training

March 6, 2019 8–11 a.m. Landscaper’s Pesticide Credit Course King American Legion 446 South Main Street King, NC 27021 Attendees will receive 3 credit …

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Blueberry Production & Pruning Workshop

Saturday, February 23, 2019 1–3 p.m. Mabe’s Berry Farm 1695 Greenfield Road Walnut Cove, NC 27052 Dress accordingly for outdoor demonstrations, weather permitting. Cost is …

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Western NC Spring Fling

2019 WNC Spring Fling Show Information Pig Show Heifer Show Steer Show Livestock Judging Contest Skillathon Contest More Information Contact: Tina Jones, …

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NC Safe Plates

NC Safe Plates Classes and Exam have been moved to March 2019. Class: March 18-19, 2019 9 a.m.-4 p.m. with one-hour …

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Insect and Disease Control of Fruits

This publication covers insect and disease control in apples, blueberries, caneberries, grapes, peaches, pecans and …

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Insect Control

This publication covers insect control in a variety of crops, as well as household pests.

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Fertilizer Use

This publication offers fertilizer suggestions for a variety of crops, including field, pasture and hay …

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2019 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

This manual, updated every year, covers pesticide use and safety information, chemical application equipment, fertilizer …

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Modifying Soil for Plant Growth around Your Home

This publication addresses the two major soil problems found on residential properties and how to …

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