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The Wild World of Broccoli

Summer has past and the cold chill of winter is already at our doors. Many of us have hung …

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December Cattle Management

SPRING-CALVING HERD Begin Winter Feeding. Divide the herd into groups for winter feeding, which may include: Weaned calves First and second-calf heifers and …

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Attitude of Gratitude

As a person who has spent much of the first half of my life being a kid, and most …

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The United States is one of the largest producers of food crops in the world. We have a wealth …

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November Cattle Management

SPRING-CALVING HERD Plan your winter feeding program. Obtain cow and calf weights and see your county Extension agent for information on …

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Piedmont Farm School Training Offered

The Piedmont Farm School is an 8-month educational program that trains beginning and transitioning famers with a strong commitment …

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Hay is For…

As the saying goes, “hay is for horses.” There is a wealth of truth in that statement. Just as …

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Butterflies in Your Backyard

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Protecting Water Supply Springs

This factsheet provides information on spring development, protection and disinfection, and water testing.

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Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases

This publication will help you identify the several species of ticks found in North Carolina …

When the Power Is Out - When to Save Refrigerated Food and When to Throw It Out

This factsheet offers information on which refrigerated foods to discard when the power is out …

10/10/18Disaster Recovery

Water Quality for Golf Course Superintendents and Professional Turf Managers

Follow the suggestions and BMPs described in this publication to reduce sediment and keep nutrients …

Water Quality and Professional Turfgrass Managers

Although groundwater and surface waters are rarely polluted by turfgrass pesticides, turf managers should consider …