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Milk Quality Workshop

July 26 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Piedmont Research Station Dairy Unit (8530 Sherrill’s Ford Rd, Salisbury, NC) Dr. Roger Thomson, …

Mushroom Workshop

The Mushroom Workshop has been rescheduled due to declining weather conditions. The new date is March 2, 5:30 p.m., …

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Blossom-End Rot

Summer is here and I am sure that all of your gardens are looking green, lush and beautiful. Many …

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Tricks for a Beautiful Lawn

Summer time is here and some of you are still wondering how to make your yards as beautiful as …

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Composting for a Greener Tomorrow

As the Earth’s population increases, there are many concerns that arise. We are constantly told about the looming dangers …

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February Beef Cattle Management Calendar

February Beef Cattle Management Calendar Seeding: Legumes can drastically improve quality and quantity of forage. An electric seeder on a four …

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How to Become a Beekeeper in North Carolina

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Growing Peaches in North Carolina

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Induced Molting as a Management Tool

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Community Supported Agriculture in North Carolina

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a form of direct marketing in which a community of …

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Añublo Polvoriento en Cucurbitáceas

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NC State Local Finished Beef Production Guidelines

This publication provides production protocol guidelines developed by North Carolina State University and Amazing Grazing …

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Using Web Marketplaces to Reach Untapped Markets

This publication explains how microentrepreneurs can use emerging web-based marketplaces to sell services, goods, and …

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