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Pea Grain Field Day

Registration is now open for the Pea Grain Field Day which will be held on May 8, 2019, from 7:30–10 …

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2019 Southern Cover Crop Conference

Announcing the opportunity to go to a Conference in Auburn, Alabama designed just for cover crop management. Registration includes: Access to …

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Pesticide Disposal Day Announced

The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, in cooperation with the N.C. Cooperative Extension ofMontgomery County, will …

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March Livestock Newsletter

In the March edition of Livestock News: Important Montgomery County News Regional Chicken Show Update Notes from DEQ Inspectors Soil Building Using Annual …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

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Planting Decisions

This publication, chapter 5 of the North Carolina Soybean Production Guide, discusses soybean planting decisions, …

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A Guide to Intensive Vegetable Systems

Intensive Vegetable Production refers to a system of marketing and producing vegetable crops in which …

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How to Create a Container Garden for Edibles in the North Carolina Piedmont

In this publication you will find ideas to get you started growing your own edibles. …

4/4/19

Good Agricultural Practices for the Production and Handling of Strawberry, Raspberry, Blackberry, and Blueberry

Maintaining good sanitation throughout production and handling of strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, and blueberries is important. …

4/3/19

Strawberries in the Home Garden

Strawberries are a welcome addition to any home garden. They are relatively easy to grow, …

A Step-by-Step Approach to Pruning Carlos Muscadine Grapevines

This review presents the key steps involved in pruning a mature Carlos vine for maximum …

4/3/19
Early blight symptoms on tomato

Early Blight of Tomato

This factsheet describes early blight of tomato, including identification, transmission and disease management, and control.

Biomass Production of Biofumigant Cover Crops - 'Caliente' Mustard and Oilseed Radish

A new group of cover crops for winter and summer use include mustards, oilseed radishes …

4/1/19