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Backyard Flock Series - Flock Management Flyer

Backyard Flock Series

NC State Extension area specialized Poultry agents are hosting the “Backyard Flock Series.” Topic: Backyard Flock Management Date/Time: Wednesday, January 27, 2021, from …

Notice to Pesticide Applicators

Notice to pesticide applicators: The EPA has given temporary exemption to its annual fit testing requirements due to the current …

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Farm-City Week

This year has held many disappointments for everyone in numerous shapes and sizes. One of the biggest disappointments for …

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Grant Opportunity Offered

NC AgVentures is a NC State Extension program that provides grants to NC farmers and community groups for new …

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Saving Milk

One of my favorite childhood movies was Heidi. There are many versions but I’ve only seen the one made …

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Asian Long-Horned Beetle Alert

The Asian long-horned beetle (ALB) was discovered first in New York in 1996. Since this time, this destructive wood-boring …

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Don't Forget Breakfast

Have you ever been riding down the road and your car ran out of gas? How far can a …

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Terrestrial Flatworms, Land Planarians & Hammerhead Worms

This factsheet offers information on the identification and management of various flatworms that may be …

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Conducting a Bioassay For Herbicide Residues

General guidelines on how to conduct a bioassay for herbicide residues in soil.

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Visitors enjoy the pumpkin season at a farm in North Carolina

Four Lessons to Build Resilience in Agritourism

This publication documents the lessons learned by agritourism operators whose businesses were impacted by the …

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Miscanthus: An Environmental Choice for Marginal Lands

This publication discusses the environmental benefits of planting miscanthus — a tall, perennial grass — …

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What Is Solar?

This factsheet serves as an overview for North Carolinians interested in learning about the different …

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Figure 1. Farm locations of study participants.

North Carolina Women’s Success in Agritourism: Turning Challenges into Opportunities

This publication presents the results of interviews with women in agritourism across North Carolina. It …

7/14/21

Market Gardens For Small Farms in North Carolina

This guide provides an overview of market gardens for small and beginning farmers in North …

Biosecurity Guidelines for Pork Producers

The success of a biosecurity program depends on the resources the farm manager is willing …

7/9/21