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2019 Livestock Show and Sale

2019 Eastern Carolina 4-H Livestock Show and Sale April 2nd and 3rd Sale – 6:30 April 3rd This annual event is held at …

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Nash County Farmers Market

HOLIDAY ARTISAN MARKET This Saturday, December 15th Live Holiday Music ONLY 2 MORE SATURDAYS Dec 15th and Dec 22nd 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. FREE …

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4-H Poultry Show and Sale

Nash County 4-H Poultry Show and Sale Are you interested in learning about different poultry varieties, breeds, and showmanship? Here …

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Horse Farm Tour - Sept 28, 2018

A Tour You Don’t Want to Miss! Join us for our 1st annual Horse Farm Tour presented by N.C. Cooperative Extension, …

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2018 Summer Extension Connections Newsletter

2018 Summer Edition of Extension Connections In This Issue Research and Extension Works Shaping Our Future Leaders Summer Livestock Updates Tobacco Tour 2018 Wet Weather Fallout 2018 …

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Growing Pears in North Carolina

This publication covers various aspects of growing pears in North Carolina, including soil, varieties, disease …

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Figure 1. General relationship between soil pH and acidity.

Soil Acidity and Liming: Basic Information for Farmers and Gardeners

An introduction to soil acidity and liming for farmers and gardeners to increase crop income …

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2019 Peanut Information

This guide for growers, updated annually, provides information on production and pest management practices applicable …

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Figure 1. Soybean growth in a salt water-impacted field in Hyde

Effects of Wind-Induced Sodium Salts on Soils in Coastal Agricultural Fields

This publication provides information on the impacts wind-driven events have on the soil fertility. Salt …

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Organic Peanut Production

This publication, chapter 12 of the 2019 Peanut Information handbook, discusses organic production of peanuts …

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Risk of Pests in Peanut, Integrated Pest Management, and Pesticide Stewardship

This publication, chapter 11 of the 2019 Peanut Information handbook, describes integrated pest management and …

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Extension Personnel Working with Peanuts

This publication, part of the 2019 Peanut Information handbook, provides information on North Carolina extension …

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Peanut Growth and Development and Peanut Industry Terminology

This publication, chapter 10 of the 2019 Peanut Information handbook, offers information on peanut growth …

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