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Relief Funds for Farmers

​ Carolina Farm Stewardship Association posted an article about COVID-19 Relief Funds Available to Farmers Starting April 3. Click …

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How Do I Blanch Vegetables?

Q: How do I blanch vegetables? A: Blanching (scalding vegetables in boiling water or steam for a short time) is …

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Homemade Hand Sanitizer

The big topic of discussion at this time is COVID-19. We live in an age of technology and a …

Fresh Food and Factsheets

Extension and YMCA Mobile Market

Madison County Cooperative Extension is passing out gardening and safe food handling fact sheets during the YMCA Mobile Markets. …

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Fencing 101

Fencing 101 I get asked a fair amount of fencing questions such as: Who can I contact to install a …

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New Paraquat Requirements Update

New labeling of paraquat products requires that any person, prior to using paraquat, must be a licensed or certified …

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2020 Berry / Vegetable Plant Sale

The N.C. Cooperative Extension, Madison County Center is now taking orders for strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, and asparagus. Quantities are …

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Armyworm Complex

Spodoptera exigua Hübner, Spodoptera frugiperda J. E. Smith, and Spodoptera ornithogalli Guenée …

Mexican Bean Beetle,adult

Mexican Bean Beetle in Soybean

(Epilachna varivestis Mulsant) Chrysomelidae: Coleoptera …

Figure 1. Thirty-year normal rainfall stations.

Water Needs Assessment Tool—A Guide for Technical Specialists

This publication provides background information and references for the Water Needs Assessment Tool spreadsheet and …

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Weight-Area Method Spreader System

This publication explains the weight-area method, one of the two methods in which solid or …

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Industrial Hemp in North Carolina: A Guide to Understanding and Evaluating Contracts

This guide provides an overview of contraction options for the growing industrial hemp industry in …

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Swine Manure as a Fertilizer Source

This factsheet explains the three factors of proper swine manure management: the nutrient content of …

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Three-Cornered Alfalfa Hopper in Soybean

This soybean insect factsheet describes the biology, damage, and control of the three-cornered alfalfa hopper, …

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Soybean Looper in Soybean

This soybean insect factsheet describes the biology, damage, and management of soybean loopers, a pest …