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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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Silages of Native Switchgrass and Gamagrass: Fermentation Characteristics, Nutritive Value, and Quality

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Brown marmorated stink bug description, life history, damage, and control.

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