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March 2018 Livestock News

News, tips and information about livestock and forage production. Click the link to download the newsletter. March 2018 Livestock …

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Aquaponics Short-Course

Aquaponics Short Course, March 7, New Bern Convention Center Designed to provide entrepreneurs research based technical training in the fundamentals …

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January/February 2018 Livestock News

News, tips and information about livestock and forage production. Click the link to download the newsletter. January 2018 Livestock …

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FSMA Produce Safety Training

This one-day training course on the Produce Safety Alliance (PSA) standardized curriculum is for produce growers. This course meets the regulatory requirements …

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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Growing Tomatoes in the Home Garden

Much success in growing tomatoes can be attributed to use of a few proven techniques. …

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Soybean Cyst Nematode

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

Figure 1. Field loss can amount to a significant portion of the

How to Determine the Potential to Increase Vegetable Yield through Estimating and Reducing Field Losses

This publication discusses methods for boosting vegetable productivity by reducing field loss, which can amount …

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Glomerella Leaf Spot and Fruit Rot

This apple pathology factsheet describes Glomerella leaf spot and fruit rot in apple, including identification …

Blossom blight

Fire Blight

This apple pathology factsheet describes fire blight in apple, including identification and disease management.

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Flyspeck and Sooty Blotch

This apple pathology factsheet describes flyspeck and sooty blotch in apple, including identification and disease …

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Cedar Apple Rust

This apple pathology factsheet describes cedar apple rust and provides a brief overview of other …

Emerging mildew

Apple Powdery Mildew

This apple pathology factsheet describes apple powdery mildew, including identification and disease management.