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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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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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Prune Spring Blooming Shrubs

Spring blooming shrubs such as Loropetalum chinense var. rubrum should be pruned to your desired size and shape as …

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