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Cover photo for 2019 NC Agritunity Conference

2019 NC Agritunity Conference

CONFERENCE INFORMATION Saturday, February 9, 2019 N.C. Cooperative Extension, Iredell County Center, 444 Bristol Dr., Statesville, NC Registration Opens: 8:30 a.m. Conference …

Cover photo for 2019 Peach Grower Annual Meeting

2019 Peach Grower Annual Meeting

The NC Peach Growers’ Society will host their Annual Meeting on January 22, 2019, at the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Moore …

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Horse Owner Workshop

Please join Carthage Farm Supply for local wine and cheese, a presentation, door prizes, and more on Thursday, October …

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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