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Soil Compaction

Soil compaction occurs anytime equipment passes through a field. Ideally, the distribution of solids and pore space will be …

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NC Variety Selection Tool Update

The North Carolina Official Variety Testing Program (NC OVT) has developed a powerful tool that allows us to get …

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Southeastern Vegetable Crop Handbook

Everything you need to know to successfully grow vegetables in the Southeast including: varieties, planting dates, fertilizer recommendations, cover …

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Hay Quality Factors

There are many factors to gauging hay quality. Two of the biggest factors include knowing different forages have different …

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Hay Seller? Share Your Info...

Many livestock and equine owners rely on local farmers when purchasing quality forage and hay crops. To simplify and …

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Relief Funds for Farmers

​ Carolina Farm Stewardship Association posted an article about COVID-19 Relief Funds Available to Farmers Starting April 3. Click …

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Always Start With the Soil

The soil is arguably the most valuable and misunderstood resource on our farms and property. Give back to the …

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