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Cover photo for 2023 Respirator Fit Test Schedule

2023 Respirator Fit Test Schedule

RESPIRATOR FIT TESTING February 8th N.C. Cooperative Extension, Rowan County Center February 9th N.C. Cooperative Extension, Bertie County Center February 13th N.C. Cooperative Extension, Hertford …

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2023 Winter Meeting Schedule

Regional Cotton Production Meeting February 7, 2023 – 12:00noon-2:30 p.m. Nash County Ag Center (1006 Eastern Ave, Nashville) Pesticide Credits: 2 hours …

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Soil Testing for Lawns and Garden

Healthy soil is the foundation of successful gardening. The first step to cultivating healthy soil is having your soil …

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2023 Live Auxin Trainings

Live Zoom: 2023 Auxin Herbicides-Best Management Practices Contact Maryanna for live Zoom link and passcode. Email: or Phone: 252.459.9810 These …

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2023 Respirator Fit Test

Respirator Fit-Test January 10, 2023 | Nash County Ag Center Nash County Cooperative Extension will be hosting a Respirator Fit-Test on …

Preliminary Cotton OVT Results

Keith Edmisten, Michael Phillips and Guy Collins, Crop & Soil Sciences, NCSU The preliminary yield results from the 2022 cotton …

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2022 Peanut Yield Contest

2022 Peanut Yield Contest The North Carolina Peanut Growers Association, in cooperation with NC State Extension, is happy to support …

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