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November/December 2017 Livestock News

News, tips and information about livestock and forage production. Click the link to download the newsletter. November/December Livestock …

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Using Helmets When Riding Seminar

Offered by Nicole Worth, State 4-H Council Vice President and JoCo Rocking Riders 4-H Club Member Monday November 13, 2017 …

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AgVentures Grant Opportunity for Farmers

News-release The Johnston County Cooperative Extension Office is hosting a informational meeting regarding the 2018 NC AgVentures Grant Program on Tuesday, …

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Solar PV Education Meeting

JOHNSTON COUNTY COOPERATIVE EXTENSION TO HOST SOLAR PV EDUCATION MEETING From: Bryant Spivey, County Extension Director bmspivey@ncsu.edu 919-989-5380 A solar education meeting will explain …

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Yoga With Goats

October 07, 2017 – November 25, 2017 (Every Sunday, Saturday) Hux Family Farm 1923 Shaw Rd, Durham, NC 27704 Instructors will lead you …

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NC State Fair

Location: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607 Click on the Fair logo to get information on livestock competition listings, …

September/October 2017 Livestock News

News, tips and information about livestock and forage production. Click the link to download the newsletter. September/October 2017 Livestock …

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2018 Integrated Orchard Management Guide for Commercial Apples in the Southeast

Orchard management guide for apples, with information on insect, disease, weed, and mammal control, plus …

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Management of Yellow Nutsedge in Sweetpotato

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Precision Agriculture Technology: How to Become a Commercial Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Pilot

This publication discusses flying unmanned aerial vehicles (drones, model aircraft) for commercial purposes. You'll learn …

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Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (North Carolina)

Brown marmorated stink bug description, life history, damage, and control.

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Phosphorus Deficiency of Carinata

In this Brassica carinata (Ethiopian mustard) update, we highlight the symptoms of nitrogen deficiency. …

14. Small Fruits

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

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Ginseng Disease Control - Phytophthora and Alternaria

Phytophthora leaf blight and root rot is a devastating disease which causes a leaf blight …

Crop Protectants for Controlling Diseases of Vegetable Crops in Greenhouses

This publication discusses using chemical plant protectants for disease control on greenhouse vegetables.