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Cut dahlias

Extending Cut Dahlia Vase Life

Cut dahlias are perennially popular with growers and consumers because of their stunning beauty, and amazingly diverse colors, shapes, …

Hemp in hand

Heavy Metal Soil Testing for Hemp

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, 2019 CONTACT: Dr. David Hardy, Ph.D., N.C. Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, Agronomic Services Division 919-733-2655 NCDA&CS heavy metal …

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Composting on Organic Farms

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Weed Management in Lettuce

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Weed Management in Onions

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