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Aquaponics Short-Course

Aquaponics Short Course, March 7, New Bern Convention Center Designed to provide entrepreneurs research based technical training in the fundamentals …

2017 Duplin County Corn Variety Data

2017 Duplin County Corn Variety Plot Data The final data for the Corn Variety Plot located in Duplin County has been recorded. See attached information. Attachment The …

Keeping Your Christmas Tree Fresh

The Christmas tree is one of the highlights of the holiday season. North Carolina produces over 4 million Christmas …

Wheat Seeding Rates

Wheat Seeding Rates I want to take time to remind everyone that the recommended start of wheat planting for Duplin …

2017 Peanut Pod Blasting Clinics

Peanut Pod Blasting Clinics Are your peanuts ready to maximize yield? Duplin and Sampson County Extension are hosting several Peanut Pod …

Plan Now for a Larger Pecan Harvest

How is your pecan tree really doing, asks Duplin County Cooperative Extension Horticulture Agent Tom Hroza. At this time of …

Pesticide Disposal Day

Pesticide Disposal Day Do you have any unwanted or unused pesticides sitting around that you need to get rid of? Duplin …

Duplin County Cattlemen Association Scholarship

Duplin County Cattlemen’s Association Scholarship Program The Duplin County Cattlemen’s Association is currently accepting scholarship applications. The scholarship is open to …

Corn Growers Referendum

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CORN GROWERS ASSOCIATION OF N. C. REFERENDUM RALEIGH—February 22 is the date when corn growers will vote …

2016 NC Soybean OVT Results

2016 NC Soybean OVT Results The 2016 NC Soybean OVT Results have been posted and can be viewed at http://www.ncovt.com. Two things …

2017 Winter Meeting Schedule

2017 Winter Meeting Schedule To RSVP, please call Wanda or Emily at 910-296-2143 Wednesday, January 25th 9AM: Tobacco Production & Gap …

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Food Recovery and Waste Reduction

Increasingly, food service managers are choosing to recover and reuse food scraps and other organic …

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Composting at NC Residential and Summer Camps

Residential camps generate food scraps from meal preparation, plate scrapings, and leftover or spoiled food. …

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Nitrogen deficiency

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By far, nitrogen (N) is the most widely applied nutrient for plant growth. It …

Scouting for Freeze Injury in Winter Wheat

This publication covers the signs and symptoms of freeze injury in winter wheat.

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NC Industrial Hemp Posters

Posters available to print regarding industrial hemp in North Carolina.

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Bacterial wilt in tomato field.

Southern Bacterial Wilt of Tomato

Southern bacterial wilt of tomatoes is addressed in this factsheet.

Strawberries

How to manage pesticides to control insects, diseases, weeds and other crop pests of strawberries …