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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 …

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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 …

Recent Publications related to Soil, Water & Air

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
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Winter Annual Cover Crops

This publication discusses production of winter annual cover crops, their benefits and management. Research has …

3/25/19SoilFacts
Photo of different indicators of sulfur deficiency in plants.

Sulfur Fertilization of North Carolina Crops

Adequate sulfur is necessary for crops, but there’s no one-size-fits-all recommendation for application in North …

3/25/19SoilFacts

Compost Production and Use in Sustainable Farming Systems

This field note for farmers published by the Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) describes …

Composting on Organic Farms

This publication describes the composting process, how to make compost that meets National Organic Program …

3/21/19CEFS
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Southern Foresters’ Observations of Threats to Forest Health and Implications for Continuing Education

Southern forests experience several threats to health and productivity, and these threats are expected to …

3/18/19
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How Rising Fertilizer Prices Affect Optimum Nitrogen Rates

This publication helps farmers decide whether to reduce fertilization rates in order to achieve maximum …

3/8/19SoilFacts

Improving Septic Systems

This question and answer worksheet for homeowners focuses on potential problems with drinking water that …

2/26/19Home*A*Syst