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North Carolina Cattle Industry Referendum

NORTH CAROLINA CATTLE INDUSTRY assessment REFERENDUM VOTE SET FOR OCTOBER 4, 2018 FUQUAY-vARINA, NC — The North Carolina Cattlemen’s Association (NCCA) …

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Storm Preparation Information

Please find some information below regarding pre and post-storm actions to take when dealing with livestock, poultry, and bees. Livestock …

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2018 Drexel Community Fair

As we approach deep summer, the Drexel Community Fair is looming on the horizon. It’s time for gardeners of …

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Coyote Management Workshop

Thursday, August 23, 2018 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Burke County Agricultural Building 130 Ammons Drive Morganton, NC 28655 The NC Wildlife Resources Commission, along …

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Burke County Farmers Markets

Burke County Farmers Market Schedule for 2018 Morganton Farmers Market 300 Beach Street Morganton, NC Saturdays 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon April 28 – October …

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Burke County 4-H Summer Fun 2018

The much anticipated 4-H Summer Fun Schedule is HERE! It’s time to start thinking about activities to keep the …

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Census of Agriculture

America’s farmers and ranchers have the opportunity to strongly represent agriculture in their communities and industry by taking part …

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Precision Agriculture Technology: How to Become a Commercial Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Pilot

This publication discusses flying unmanned aerial vehicles (drones, model aircraft) for commercial purposes. You'll learn …

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21. Youth, Community, and Therapeutic Gardening

This Youth, Community, and Therapeutic Gardening Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook helps volunteers understand …

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Backyard Composting of Yard, Garden, and Food Discards

This publication describes how to build and maintain a composting pile to use the compost …

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Composting at NC Residential and Summer Camps

Residential camps generate food scraps from meal preparation, plate scrapings, and leftover or spoiled food. …

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Africanized Honey Bees: Some Questions and Answers

This factsheet answers basic questions about Africanized honey bees. (Part 3 of a 3-part series)

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Africanized Honey Bees: Prevention and Control

This factsheet provides basic information about prevention and control of Africanized honey bees prior to …

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Disease Management and Guidelines for the Honey Bee

It is the goal of every beekeeper to maintain healthy, productive colonies. This can only …

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Non-Honey Bee Stinging Insects in North Carolina

This article describes and defines the different types of insects that sting and are also …

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