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Pond Weed Management Workshop

Pond weeds in high densities, both native and invasive, can interfere with recreational fishing and swimming, crop irrigation, and …

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Pesticide Recertification Classes

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Chatham County Center will be conducting two courses for pesticide applicators needing the V – Safety Credit …

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Chatham County Livestock Survey

2018 Livestock Survey Farming in Chatham County is very diverse. Everyone does things a little different and that is what …

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Need to Buy or Sell Hay?

http://poplinfarms.com/hay/ Chatham County Hay Directory Do you find yourself looking for somewhere to buy hay or maybe you are trying to …

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Small Scale Poultry Seminar

Small Scale Poultry Grower Regional Seminar Producing Safe, Healthy Poultry Meat, Farm to Table Thursday, May 24, 2018 NC Cooperative Extension Franklin County …

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How to Become a Beekeeper in North Carolina

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Growing Peaches in North Carolina

This publication covers site selection, variety selection, weed control, pruning, diseases and insects and harvesting …

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Induced Molting as a Management Tool

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Controlled Drainage – An Important Practice to Protect Water Quality That Can Enhance Crop Yields

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Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a form of direct marketing in which a community of …

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Añublo Polvoriento en Cucurbitáceas

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NC State Local Finished Beef Production Guidelines

This publication provides production protocol guidelines developed by North Carolina State University and Amazing Grazing …

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Using Web Marketplaces to Reach Untapped Markets

This publication explains how microentrepreneurs can use emerging web-based marketplaces to sell services, goods, and …

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