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Cattle College Series

Class 1: Beef Cattle Nutrition N.C. Cooperative Extension of Chatham County and Southern States of Siler City are teaming up …

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Barn to Badge: Farmer Meet and Greet

Join members of the N.C. Cooperative Extension of Chatham County and Chatham County Sheriff’s Office for the first Chatham …

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Southern Bacterial Wilt of Tomato

Southern bacterial wilt of tomatoes is addressed in this factsheet.

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Early Blight of Tomato

This factsheet describes early blight of tomato, including identification, transmission and disease management, and control.

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Septoria Leaf Spot of Tomato

This factsheet covers the identification and control of septoria leaf spot of tomatoes.

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Soybean Deer Damage

This factsheet discusses recognizing and treating soybeans that have been damaged by deer in North …

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Japanese Beetles in North Carolina Grapes

The Japanese beetle (Popillia japonica) is a minor pest of grapes in North Carolina with …

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Green June Bug in North Carolina Grapes

The green June bug (Cotinus nitida) is an occasional pest of grapes in North Carolina. …

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