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January Livestock News

In this edition of Livestock News: Important Montgomery County Information Planning for Sludge Removal – Eve Honeycutt, Lenoir and Greene Counties Beautiful …

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Caterpillar Tunnel Workshop

N.C. Cooperative Extension of Montgomery County, in cooperation with CFSA and the Sandhills AGInnovation Center, will be hosting a …

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November Livestock News

In this issue of Livestock News: Important Montgomery County Information Animal Waste Management Winter Hay Calculations Reducing Calving Difficulties Winter Management of Small Ruminants Youth …

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What's Eating My Garden?

The Extension Master Gardener℠ Volunteer Association of Montgomery County is hosting a FREE educational opportunity on Wednesday, November 6, …

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Goat and Sheep Producer Meeting

Carthage Farm Supply is hosting a Goat and Sheep Produers Meeting on Monday, November 4, 2019, beginning at 6:30 p.m. …

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Taco Thursday Local Food Demo

Taco Tuesday is “all the rage” right now but why limit the taco craze to Tuesdays? To help you …

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Microchipping Your Horse

With hurricane season now peaking here in North Carolina, we all know that permanent identification is important when it …

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September 2019 Livestock News

In the September Edition of Livestock News: Important Montgomery County Information 2019 Montgomery County Youth Livestock Show Animal Waste Management N.C. Cooperative Extension …

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2019 Youth Livestock Show

The 2019 Montgomery County 4-H and Farm Bureau Youth Livestock Show was held on Saturday, August 24 at the …

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Africanized Honey Bees: Where Are They Now, and When Will They Arrive in North Carolina?

This factsheet outlines the history, movement, distribution, and present status of the Africanized honey bee …

Fresh Market Tomato Production Piedmont and Coastal Plain of North Carolina

The tomato is a warm season crop. With special production practices you can produce your …

Good Agricultural Practices Fresh Produce Safety Plan for Field Practices

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Basic Information for Determining Drain Spacing on North Carolina Soils

Knowing the soil profile of your agricultural land will help determine the spacing needed for …

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Agricultural Subsurface Drainage Cost in North Carolina

Subsurface drainage is beneficial to agricultural lands by improving crop yield and eliminating prolonged wet …

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NCDA&CS Survey of Soybean Cyst Nematode in NC.

Soybean Cyst Nematode

Soybean cyst nematode limits yields in every major soybean production region worldwide. This disease note …

Devrinol (napropamide)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of Devrinol (napropamide).