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Poultry Processing Workshop

On June 21, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., a poultry processing workshop will be held at Mitchell …

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Farmer Appreciation Day

FARMER APPRECIATION DAY! WHEN: THURSDAY, APRIL 5, 2018 WHERE: NORTH STOKES HIGH SCHOOL TIME: 6:00 p.m. UNTIL 9:00 p.m. F R E …

Fumigation Recertification

Forsyth County Cooperative Extension will hold the necessary 1 hour fumigation class on February 9, 11:00 a.m. at the …

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Blackberry Field Day

When: Friday October 10, 2014 Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Location: Killdeer Farms, 300 Goforth Road Kings Mountain, NC 28086 On behalf of the …

Upcoming Livestock Events

Please see the following announcement about upcoming livestock events from Dr. Philipe Moriel: Dear all, My name is Philipe Moriel and I am …

Poultry Processing Workshop

A Poultry Processing Workshop will be held in Rowan County on May 22. Please see the flyer below for …

2014 NC Summer Feeder Cattle Sales

Date: July 10 Location: Norwood (1,000 head) Market: Stanly County Livestock Market Telephone: 704-474-7681 or 704-463-5828 Sale Coordinator: Steve Lemons at 704-983-3987 Date: July …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

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Growing Pears in North Carolina

This publication covers various aspects of growing pears in North Carolina, including soil, varieties, disease …

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Figure 1. General relationship between soil pH and acidity.

Soil Acidity and Liming: Basic Information for Farmers and Gardeners

An introduction to soil acidity and liming for farmers and gardeners to increase crop income …

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2019 Peanut Information

This guide for growers, updated annually, provides information on production and pest management practices applicable …

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Figure 1. Soybean growth in a salt water-impacted field in Hyde

Effects of Wind-Induced Sodium Salts on Soils in Coastal Agricultural Fields

This publication provides information on the impacts wind-driven events have on the soil fertility. Salt …

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Organic Peanut Production

This publication, chapter 12 of the 2019 Peanut Information handbook, discusses organic production of peanuts …

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Risk of Pests in Peanut, Integrated Pest Management, and Pesticide Stewardship

This publication, chapter 11 of the 2019 Peanut Information handbook, describes integrated pest management and …

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Extension Personnel Working with Peanuts

This publication, part of the 2019 Peanut Information handbook, provides information on North Carolina extension …

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Peanut Growth and Development and Peanut Industry Terminology

This publication, chapter 10 of the 2019 Peanut Information handbook, offers information on peanut growth …

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