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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

2018 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

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

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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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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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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 …