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Cover photo for 2017 Soybean Yield and MEY Contests

2017 Soybean Yield and MEY Contests

The rules and entry form for the 2017 NC Soybean Yield, and Most Efficient Yield, contests are now posted at ncsoybeancontest.ncsu.edu/. The highest …

Cover photo for 2017 Corn Yield Contest

2017 Corn Yield Contest

The North Carolina Corn Yield Contest is sponsored by the Corn Growers Association of North Carolina and administered by …

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Gemini (isoxaben + prodiamine)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of Gemini (isoxaben + prodiamine).

Devrinol (napropamide)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of Devrinol (napropamide).

Control of Root-Knot Nematodes in the Home Vegetable Garden

This publication describes ways to minimize nematode problems by employing several control measures such as …

5 days ago

Asparagus Crown Production

Producing asparagus crowns for sale or use is simple and profitable. Careful attention to details …

14. Small Fruits

This small fruits chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook reviews selection, planting, and maintenance of …

6 days ago

Selling Fluid Milk to Grocery Stores Through Direct Store Delivery

This publication will help you start selling fluid milk directly to grocery stores. Approaching retailers, …

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Building Local Food Economies: A Guide for Governments

This publication serves as a guide on building local food economies for planners, economic developers, …

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