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Farm Business Meeting March 27

Farm Business Meeting ————————————- March 27, 2019 9 a.m.–1 p.m. 525 NC Hwy 65, Reidsville NC 27320 Come and join us for an informational …

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Heavy Metal Soil Testing for Hemp

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, 2019 CONTACT: Dr. David Hardy, Ph.D., N.C. Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, Agronomic Services Division 919-733-2655 NCDA&CS heavy metal …

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USDA Harmonized GAP Standard Workshops

USDA Harmonized GAP Standard Workshops DATE LOCATION PRESENTERS Tuesday, March 19, 2019 N.C. Cooperative Extension, Guilford County Center 3309 Burlington Road Greensboro, NC 27405 Elena Rogers (NC …

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Hands-on Produce Safety Workshop

Hands-on Workshop Putting produce safety theory into action! Monday, March 25, 2019 1:30–4 p.m. N.C. Cooperative Extension, Guilford County Center 3309 Burlington Road, Greensboro, …

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Industrial Hemp - What You Need to Know

There’s been a lot of questions regarding industrial hemp. Producer questions, grower questions, policy questions. If you’ve got questions, NC State …

FBNS Charcuterie Workshop

FBNS Charcuterie Workshop April 1, 8, 15, & 29, 2019 • Raleigh, NC This short course is designed for the professional …

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Notice of NC Tobacco Referendum

Notice is hereby given that a check-off referendum will be held on Wednesday, January 30, 2019, in each flue-cured-producing …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

Weed Management on Organic Farms

Organic farmers cite weed management as their number one research priority. This publication in the …

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Workplace Community Supported Agriculture: Connecting Local Farmers to Local Workplaces

This guide provides an overview of the community supported agriculture (CSA) program at Research Triangle …

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Peach Cultivars

The purpose of this bulletin is to summarize the specific characteristics of the cultivars released …

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Weed Management in Lettuce

Weed competition in lettuce reduces both yield and head quality. This cool-season crop faces competition …

Weed Management in Onions

Most commercial onions produced in North Carolina are seeded in the fall and harvested in …

Weed Management in Collards, Kale, Mustard, and Turnip Greens

Cool-season leafy greens face a different weed spectrum than warm-season crops. The presence of weeds …

Weed Management in Broccoli, Cabbage, and Cauliflower

Keeping weeds out early in the season is very important for cole crops that are …

Weed Management in Okra

Being related to cotton, okra can be a poor competitor with weeds, particularly early in …