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2019 NC Agritunity Conference and Trade Show

Saturday, February 9, 2019 N.C. Cooperative Extension, Iredell County Center 444 Bristol Drive Statesville, NC 28687 Registration Opens: 8:30 a.m. Conference Hours 9 a.m. – …

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Got Fire Ants?

Fire Ants have been an issue this season. So what can be done to get rid of them?? Check out …

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NC Farm Schools: Lincolnton County

The NC Farm School program offers business-planning seminars which will give you the tools to create a viable business …

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Pesticide Applicator Certification and Licensing

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Avoiding Tobacco Curing Losses Due to Electrical Failures

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This publication offers information how to recondition farm equipment that has been submerged in floodwaters.

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Reconditioning Flood-Damaged Tractors

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Purchasing a Back-Up Generator for the Farm

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Why Do Septic Systems Fail?

This publication describes common causes for septic tank failures and suggests steps you can take …

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