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Equine PPID / IR Webinar

Want to learn more about PPID (Pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction) and IR (insulin resistance) in horses? This is the webinar for …

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Fire Ant Webinar

N.C. Cooperative Extension of Person County has planned a Fire Ant Webinar on October 15, 2020, at 7 p.m. …

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Saving Milk

One of my favorite childhood movies was Heidi. There are many versions but I’ve only seen the one made …

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Bull BSE Clinic

North Carolina Cooperative Extension – Granville, Person, and Warren County Centers will be hosting a Bull Breeding Soundness Exam …

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Beware of Unsolicited Seed

North Carolina residents warned not to plant unsolicited foreign seed sent to them. RALEIGH – North Carolina residents who have …

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Grass Identification Resource

Identifying different grass species is not always the easiest thing to do. Seed heads are a big identification piece, …

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Routine Soil Testing Resumes

The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is once again performing routine soil testing. Longer than normal …

April 13 Insect Crop Report

Insect moth count is up and I’m finding moths in army worm traps, so scout wheat in the next …

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Backyard Agriculture 101

As we all try to adjust to our new lifestyles caused by COVID-19, N.C. Cooperative Extension is providing new …

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Gray Leaf Spot in Corn

This corn disease information note offers information on the symptoms and management of gray leaf …

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14. Small Fruits

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

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Cost Analysis for Improving Park Facilities to Promote Park-based Physical Activity

As public parks and recreation facilities are increasingly positioned as health resources, greater demands for …

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Grain Pea Production in North Carolina

This publication discusses the findings of applied research conducted to answer production questions about growing …

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Aerial Web Blight

This soybean disease factsheet covers aerial web blight, a generally minor disease of soybean in …

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Cowpea Chlorotic Mottle Virus of Soybean

This soybean disease information factsheet describes the symptoms and disease cycle of the cowpea chlorotic …

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Tobacco Ringspot Virus of Soybean

Tobacco ringspot virus is a disease of soybean in North Carolina. This factsheet offers information …

Bacterial Blight of Soybean

This factsheet discusses bacterial blight of soybean in North Carolina.