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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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Med Instead of Meds

Mondays, February 1–March 8, 2021 Each class starts at noon (EST) FREE 6-week Virtual Workshop Series Extension professionals from across the North …

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Saving Milk

One of my favorite childhood movies was Heidi. There are many versions but I’ve only seen the one made …

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Perilla Mint - Weed ID Wednesday

Perilla Mint, also known as beefsteak plant, Chinese basil or purple mint, might be useful for other things, but is …

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Marestail - Weed ID Wednesday

Marestail, also known as horseweed, is a common occurrence across pastures, haylands, and row crop fields. It can be …

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

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PPO-inhibiting herbicide injury

PPO-Inhibiting Herbicide Injury on Soybean

This factsheet discusses protoporphyrinogen oxidase (PPO)-inhibiting herbicide injury in soybean.

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Very-long-chain fatty acid synthesis-inhibiting herbicide injury

VLCFA Inhibiting Herbicide Injury on Soybean

This factsheet discuses very-long-chain fatty acid synthesis-inhibiting herbicide injury on soybean.

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Paraquat applied to soybeans

PSII-Inhibiting Herbicide Injury on Soybean

This factsheet discusses PS-II-inhibiting herbicide injury on soybean.

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HPPD-inhibiting herbicide pre-emergence

HPPD and Clomazone Injury on Soybean

This factsheet discusses HPPD and clomazine injury on soybean.

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Offsetting Drought for Small-Scale Vegetable Production in North Carolina

A good source of water is a necessity for producing quality vegetables. During periods of …

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Are Neighbors Benefiting from Wine Tourism Development? Perceptions from the North Carolina Piedmont Triad

This publication discusses how residents of the North Carolina Triad area perceive the benefits of …

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GFW on apple

Green Fruitworm

Green fruitworm description, life cycle, damage, and control.

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