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Farm Transition Tactics

William Hamilton is a 15-year veteran dealing with farmland in North Carolina, specializing in a wide array of issues …

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Small Farms Food Drive

The North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Madison County Center, in association with N.C. A&T State University, is hosting a food …

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Scale Calibration Day

Date: February 15, 2021 Location: N.C. Cooperative Extension of Madison County 258 Carolina …

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AgriShops - Eastern Region

This workshop is presented by the Cooperative Extension Service at N.C. A&T State University and is FREE and open …

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AgriShops - Western Region

This workshop is presented by the Cooperative Extension Service at N.C. A&T State University and is FREE and open …

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2021 Berry & Vegetable Sale Happening Now

2021 Berry & Vegetable Sale N.C. Cooperative Extension, Madison County Center is now taking orders for strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, asparagus, …

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New NC State Hemp Articles Published

12/10/2020 – This week two new publications were released on hemp research and extension conducted at NC State University. …

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USDA Farm Payment Program

USDA Farm Payment Program Livestock, vegetable, fruit, nursery, Christmas tree, and other producers are eligible for financial assistance from the …

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As a newly legal crop, little information exists about optimum nutrient levels in hemp. This …

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Postharvest Handling of Sweetpotatoes

This publication has been prepared to acquaint growers, packers, and shippers with the most current …

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Proper Postharvest Cooling and Handling Methods

This publication provides information on cooling basics, common produce cooling methods and other steps for …

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This publication describes types of packaging for fresh fruits and vegetables, including each packaging's functions, …

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Changes in the Phosphorus Fertilizer Recommendations for Corn, Soybean, and Small Grains in North Carolina

This publication provides updated recommendations for phosphorus fertilizer application in corn, soybean, and small grains …

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For organic soybean producers increased seeding rates improve early soybean canopy density, which shades out …

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Seed and Seed Quality

This guide presents basic facts about seeds, including how they develop, how to store and …

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