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Amazing Grazing After 30 Years

Amazing Grazing after 30 years. Dr. Matt Poore Department of Animal Science North Carolina State University The Amazing Grazing program was founded …

Hemp Meeting

On Wednesday, February 6, 2019, from 2-4 p.m. at the Granville County Expo Center. This meeting will be looking …

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NC Safe Plates

The Person County Cooperative Extension will be offering “NC Safe Plates” for all those who work in the food …

An Abundance of Fire Ants!

The wet weather we have had this summer and fall has really allowed imported fire ants, Solenopsis invicta, to …

Sampling Soils and Forage + Bulls

Sampling Soil and Forages + Bulls By Paul Westfall, County Extension Director The soil is wet, so soil samples are harder …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

Figure 1. Thirty-year normal rainfall stations.

Water Needs Assessment Tool—A Guide for Technical Specialists

This publication provides background information and references for the Water Needs Assessment Tool spreadsheet and …

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Disease Control

This publication covers disease control in a variety of crops.

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Plant Growth Regulators

This publication explains plant growth regulators for a variety of crops.

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Chemical Weed Control

This publication covers chemical weed control and weed response to a variety of crops.

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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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