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Livestock Judging Interest Meeting

Are you interested in livestock, traveling, expanding your animal knowledge, gaining hands-on experience, and spending time with friends, then …

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Podcast!

Why are NC State Extension and N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services talking about rapidly developing farmland? What …

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Collards Anyone?

Here’s why you should cook up collard greens often: they are so nutritionally virtuous it’s like putting money in …

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Oven-Roasted Asparagus

Asparagus is one of the most labor intensive vegetables to cultivate, unfortunately that makes it one of the least …

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Ferment On!

Sue Estridge, Extension Agent Family and Consumer Sciences ~ Yancey and Madison Counties Have you ever wanted to learn to Ferment …

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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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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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$5,000 Grants to 50 Farmers

In 2020 The National Young Farmers Coalition (Young Farmers) launched a new grant program to help young and beginning …

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Water Quality and Professional Turfgrass Managers

Although groundwater and surface waters are rarely polluted by turfgrass pesticides, turf managers should consider …

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Central North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs

In central North Carolina almost any type of vegetable or fruit can be grown successfully …

4/14/21

Threshold Legal Issues Concerning Solar Development Opportunities

This factsheet covers several factors to consider when leasing farmland for solar farm purposes. Property …

4/5/21
Figure 1. Sample lawn care contract.

Tips on Writing Turf Contracts and Landscape Specifications

Maintenance contracts for turfgrass areas should be written to provide security for all parties involved. …

4/2/21

Tall Fescue & Kentucky Bluegrass Athletic Field Maintenance Calendar

This calendar of suggested management practices is designed to assist you in the seasonal care …

4/2/21
Preparing the land.

Site Preparation

This publication, chapter 5 of Collard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food …

3/31/21
Figure 1. Boundaries between North Carolina regions.

Selecting and Managing Lawn Grasses for Shade

Turfgrass, trees, and shrubs are desired in most landscapes because they are attractive and useful. …

3/10/21
Basic hive equipment.

How to Become a Beekeeper in North Carolina

Beekeeping is a very enjoyable and rewarding pastime that is relatively inexpensive to get started. …

2/26/21