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Blake Szilvay

Blake Szilvay

Extension Agent, Agriculture - Field Crops / Forestry Randolph County Centerblszilva@ncsu.edu
Street Address: 1003 S. Fayetteville St
Asheboro, NC 27203
Mailing Address: 1003 S. Fayetteville St
Asheboro, NC 27203

Job Description Field Crops, Forestry, Pesticide Education

Recent Posts by Blake Szilvay

Pine Forest

Carbon Credits in Agriculture

In school we all learned that plants use carbon dioxide (CO2) to grow and release oxygen in return. Greenhouse …

Tractor tilling a field

Soil Compaction

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

Pests

Reading a Pesticide Label

Pests seem to appear at the most inconvenient of times. Then again, isn’t that part of what makes them …

Corn Variety Demonstration Plot

NC Variety Selection Tool Update

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

Round hay bale in field

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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