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Dicamba Certification Class

Upcoming Dicamba Certification Class “Auxin Herbicides- Best Management Practices” You are undoubtedly aware of the issues with dicamba off-target deposition across …

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Cooking 101: Knife Skills

You’ll understand knives as tools and practice cutting with various types of knives and food safety. We’ll teach a …

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May Lunch & Learn

This Lunch & Learn session will give tips on planning a successful year of home food preservation. The correct …

jams and jellies

Let's Preserve: Jams & Jellies

Jelly is made from juice, while jam is made from crushed or ground fruit and let’s not forget conserves, …

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Respirator Fit Testing Event

Randolph County Cooperative Extension will be holding a Fit Testing Event on Wednesday, March 28th from 6 a.m. to 4 …

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Scholarship Opportunity

Tobacco Growers Association of North Carolina announces an application form for the new TGANC Scholarship! Act fast as it …

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UPCOMING 2018 Commercial Poultry Grower Meetings

UPCOMING 2018 Commercial Poultry Grower Meetings Register here for the meeting http://go.ncsu.edu/2018-commercial-poultry-grower There is no charge for the class. Lunch will be sponsored, …

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Evaluating Damage from Deer Feeding On North Carolina Cotton

This publication discusses the yield losses, delayed maturity, and management associated with damaged caused by …

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How to Sell Produce to Distributors

This publication provides information about how producers can prepare for selling produce to wholesale distributors. …

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Soybean Cyst Nematode

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

Colletotrichum spores

Glomerella Leaf Spot and Fruit Rot

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

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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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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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 …