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Abundant Yellow Wildflowers

Crowned Beggarticks in the Ditch

Tickseed Sunflower or Crowned Beggarticks Bidens coronata -or- B. trichosperma I’ve been noticing some patches of lovely yellow flowers stretching tall out …

Avoiding Dicamba Drift

A number of dicamba drift situations, primarily tobacco and soybean, have been observed in recent days. Crop sensitivity to …

Cover photo for Summer Canning Classes!

Summer Canning Classes!

Interested in learning how to preserve your fresh summer veggies? Whether you grow them at home or you buy …

Bee School

Brunswick County Beekeepers Association Beginning Beekeeping Class A free Interest seminar and Registration will be held on Wednesday …

2017 NC Corn Growers Referendum

CORN GROWERS ASSOCIATION OF N. C. REFERENDUM RALEIGH—February 22 is the date when corn growers will vote on continuation of …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

Selling Fluid Milk to Grocery Stores Through Direct Store Delivery

This publication will help you start selling fluid milk directly to grocery stores. Approaching retailers, …

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Gemini (isoxaben + prodiamine)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of Gemini (isoxaben + prodiamine).

Devrinol (napropamide)

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

Control of Root-Knot Nematodes in the Home Vegetable Garden

This publication describes ways to minimize nematode problems by employing several control measures such as …

7 days ago

Asparagus Crown Production

Producing asparagus crowns for sale or use is simple and profitable. Careful attention to details …

14. Small Fruits

This small fruits chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook reviews selection, planting, and maintenance of …

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Building Local Food Economies: A Guide for Governments

This publication serves as a guide on building local food economies for planners, economic developers, …

2 weeks ago