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Business of Farming Conference

A business and marketing conference for professional and aspiring farmers ASAP’s Business of Farming Conference brings together professional farmers from …

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Grants for Diversifying Farms

WNC AgOptions intent to apply deadline Oct. 14, 2019; Application deadline Nov. 15. For more information or to apply in …

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Livestock Newsletter Spring 2019

The Spring Edition of the Livestock Newsletter includes articles on: Producing High-Quality Hay Soil Fertility and Spring Weed Management 10 Simple Steps …

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Livestock Update - Spring 2018

In This Issue: • Prior Planning Pays • 2017 Beef Market Overview and Outlook for the Southern Region • Grass Tetany Season: It’s Just Around the Corner • …

The Disaster Handbook

The University of Florida produced this manual which describes responses to many of the issues farming communities may encounter …

Recent Publications related to Farm Health & Safety

Good Agricultural Practices Fresh Produce Safety Plan for Field Practices

This document was developed in workshops with North Carolina growers to provide a framework for …

6 days ago

Herbicide Carryover in Hay, Manure, Compost, and Grass Clippings

Many farmers and home gardeners have reported damage to vegetable and flower crops after applying …

6 days ago

Questions to Ask When Purchasing Water Treatment Equipment

The home water treatment industry has expanded tremendously in recent years. New products are constantly …

2 weeks ago

2020 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

This manual, updated every year, covers pesticide use and safety information, chemical application equipment, fertilizer …

3 weeks ago
Varroa mite

Disease Management and Guidelines for the Honey Bee

It is the goal of every beekeeper to maintain healthy, productive colonies. This can only …

1/27/20

Should You Have Your Water Tested?

Most water in North Carolina is suitable for drinking and other home uses. There are, …

1/13/20

Freehand (dimethenamid-p + pendimethalin)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of Freehand (dimethenamid-p + pendimethalin).

Protecting People and the Environment When Using Pesticides

This publication, chapter 11 of the 2020 Flue-Cured Tobacco Information handbook, describes some measures that …

12/20/19