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Cover photo for 2024 Forage Webinar Series

2024 Forage Webinar Series

Save the date for the 2024 Forage Webinar Series. Registration details will follow. Forage & Grassland Management Webinar Series Once a month …

Presentation series flyer for granville county 4-H, classes for youth aged 5-18, April 18th and May 21st there will be workshops to help youth learn to present and public speak from 6-8pm. Dinner provided. Location: 125 outer loop road, oxford NC 27565

4-H Presentation Series

Granville County 4-H Presentation Series April 18th, and May 21st – Supper Provided! Join us for a 2 part presentation series …

Cover photo for 2024 Summer Fun

2024 Summer Fun

2024 Summer Fun Camps are now officially open! You can start registering at 5 p.m. April 1, 2024. Please read the …

Food System Flyer

Framing Our Food Systems

Join N.C. Cooperative Extension and Kerr Tar Regional Council of Governments on March 27th for a discussion on our …

small farms week 2024

Small Farms Week 2024

North Carolina Agriculture and Technical University (NC A&T) marks the 38th Annual Small Farms Week Celebration from March 24th …

Cover photo for Small Farms Week Food Drive

Small Farms Week Food Drive

Every year, as part of Small Farms Week, Cooperative Extension gathers food to provide a meal for a local …

Pruning Workshop

Pruning Workshop

This FREE event will cover basic pruning principles for woody plants. The focus will be on fruiting plants, but …

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Managing Agricultural Machinery to Limit Soil Compaction in North Carolina

This publication discusses several causes of soil compaction and provides mitigation recommendations.

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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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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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Best Management Practices for Agricultural Nutrients

This factsheet for farmers describes ways to control the harmful effects of excess nutrients while …

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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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The North Carolina Winegrape Grower’s Guide

The grape and wine industry in North Carolina is now worth in excess of $30 …

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Muscadine Grapes in the Home Garden

Muscadine grapes are well adapted to the Coastal Plain of North Carolina, where temperatures seldom …

Bunch Grapes in the Home Garden

Grapes are welcome summer treats that can be eaten fresh, processed into jellies, jams, juice …