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North Carolina Agriculture Magazine

Want to Learn More About NC Agriculture Statewide?? Check out the recent edition of the North Carolina Agriculture Magazine now …

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Spring Pruning Demonstration

Spring Pruning Demonstration Horticulture Agent, Matt Lenhardt, and Extension Master Gardener℠ Volunteer Association of Iredell County Members will be hosting …

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Waterlogging and Turfgrass

With all the rain coming our way these days — the following article from NC State Extension TurfFiles can …

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Plant Sale

Order form Checks or exact cash accepted for payment. Mail to: N.C. Cooperative Extension of Iredell County, PO Box 311 …

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NC Agritunity Goes Virtual in 2021!!

2021 Virtual NC Agritunity Conference Thursday, February 11, 2021 90:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Registration is available now! For more information visit our NC …

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ServSafe: Food Safety Manager Training

This 2-day class covers contamination, hygiene, time and temperature control, food-borne illness, allergens, and cleaning and sanitizing. Register today! About this …

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What Is Solar?

This factsheet serves as an overview for North Carolinians interested in learning about the different …

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Figure 1. Farm locations of study participants.

North Carolina Women’s Success in Agritourism: Turning Challenges into Opportunities

This publication presents the results of interviews with women in agritourism across North Carolina. It …

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Conducting a Bioassay For Herbicide Residues

General guidelines on how to conduct a bioassay for herbicide residues in soil.

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Market Gardens For Small Farms in North Carolina

This guide provides an overview of market gardens for small and beginning farmers in North …

Biosecurity Guidelines for Pork Producers

The success of a biosecurity program depends on the resources the farm manager is willing …

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The H-2A Visa Program in North Carolina

The H-2A visa program is growing rapidly in North Carolina. The number of positions certified …

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Fig Culture in North Carolina

The fig is native to the Mediterranean Basin. You may already be familiar with some …

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Terrestrial Flatworms, Land Planarians & Hammerhead Worms

This factsheet offers information on the identification and management of various flatworms that may be …