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Cover photo for Bull Soundness Exam Day

Bull Soundness Exam Day

Come out and get your bulls examined and ready for the next breeding season! BSE’s are important to the …

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Nash County has Cropland for Lease

Nash County Offers Cropland for Lease Nash County has 4 tracts of farmland for public bid on Wednesday, November 29, 2023 …

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Produce Safety Rule Training

Save the Date! Produce Safety Rule Training Thursday, December 7th, 2023 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Location: Nash County Agriculture Center Register Here for …

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Pumpkins & the Jack-O’-Lantern

I stumbled upon a rather humorous and anonymous quote recently that states, “It’s time for Fall in the South: …

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Upcoming Produce Meetings

49th Annual NC Greenhouse Vegetable Growers Association Conference November 2nd – 3rd, 2023 N.C. Cooperative Extension, Guildford County Center 3309 Burlington Road Greensboro, …

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2023 Nash County Agriculture Awards

Nash County Farm-City Agriculture Awards 2023 N.C. Cooperative Extension of Nash County is now accepting nominees for our 2023 Agriculture Awards. These …

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Homesteading Workshop

Join us for a hands-on homesteading workshop where you’ll learn the essential skills needed to live a self-sufficient lifestyle. …

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Soybean seedling disease is caused by several different pathogens. While cultural management is the same …

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Weed Management in Watermelon

This publication discusses weeds common to watermelon and how to control them. Weed management strategies …

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Winterizing the Herb Garden

If treated properly, many herb plants will survive in the garden for a number of …

Weed Management in Collards, Kale, Mustard, and Turnip Greens

Cool-season leafy greens face a different weed spectrum than warm-season crops. The presence of weeds …

Weed Management in Lettuce

Weed competition in lettuce reduces both yield and head quality. This cool-season crop faces competition …

Weed Management in Okra

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