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Fall Food Plots for Wildlife

With the coming of fall, many will head outdoors to enjoy hunting, others just love being in touch with …

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National Farm City Week 2020

November 20-27, 2020 Long before the founding of the United States, farms and ranches have been an essential part of …

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Relief Funds for Farmers

​ Carolina Farm Stewardship Association posted an article about COVID-19 Relief Funds Available to Farmers Starting April 3. Click …

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Understanding Lime Application

When lime and fertilizers are applied to soils, the onset of many chemical reactions takes place. Some occur instantly, …

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Pest Watch - Spotted Lanternfly

Spotted lanternfly, Lycorma delicatula (White), is an invasive planthopper that was first detected in the United States in Berks …

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Corn Growers Referendum

February 22 is the date when corn growers will vote on continuation of the self assessment program for six …

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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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The H-2A Visa Program in North Carolina

The H-2A visa program is growing rapidly in North Carolina. The number of positions certified …

7/9/21
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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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Forage Quality Indices for Selecting Hay

This publication provides an overview of the differences in forage quality by reviewing a summary …

6/23/21
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Getting Data from the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) Using R

This publication provides information and guidance on using computer code to access the National Agricultural …

6/10/21
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Mid-Season Soybean Molybdenum (Mo) Deficiency

This Soybean Nutrient Deficiency Information factsheet describes the symptoms and management of molybdenum deficiency in …

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Mid-Season Soybean Potassium (K) Deficiency

This Soybean Nutrient Deficiency Information factsheet describes the symptoms and management of potassium deficiency in …

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Mid-Season Soybean Phosphorus (P) Deficiency

This Soybean Nutrient Deficiency Information factsheet describes the symptoms and management of phosphorus deficiency in …