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July Livestock Newsletter

Enjoy the latest Scotland County Livestock Newsletter, packed full of information. If you would like to be added to …

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May Livestock Newsletter

Enjoy the latest Scotland County Livestock Newsletter, packed full of information. If you would like to be added to …

Livestock News

March Livestock Newsletter

Enjoy the latest Scotland County Livestock Newsletter, packed full of upcoming events and information. If you would like to …

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2020 Pesticide Information

2020 Pesticide Information Scotland County Pesticide Applicators Private Applicator Safety (V) classes There will be two Private Applicator Safety (V) classes this …

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January Livestock Newsletter

January 2020 Livestock Newsletter Enjoy the latest Scotland County Livestock Newsletter, packed full of upcoming events and …

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Asters: Beautiful Fall Color

Looking for a fall blooming plant? Look no further than Asters. There are several species that will grow well, …

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Collards - a Southern Tradition

Every New Year’s Day in the South, many families eat collard greens and black-eyed peas for lunch or as …

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 Agriculture & Food

Conserving Working Lands: A Land Legacy Workbook with Tools and Resources to Guide Your Conservation Planning Journey

Your land is valuable to you and your family. Protection and successful transition begins with …

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Starter Phosphorus Fertilizer and Additives in North Carolina Soils: Use, Placement, and Plant Response

Phosphorus (P) is the second most important nutrient in crop production but is often found …

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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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Spider Mites in North Carolina Grapes

Two-spotted spider mites are a common pest of North Carolina grapes. This factsheet discusses the …

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Collard Greens

This series of publications provides information about how to grow, harvest, and prepare a variety …

2 weeks agoGrow It, Eat It
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Kale

This series of publications provides information about how to grow, harvest, and prepare a variety …

2 weeks agoGrow It, Eat It
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Green Cloverworm in Soybean

This Soybean Insect Factsheet describes the biology, identification, and control of green cloverworm in soybeans …

Peanut Disease Management

This publication, chapter 6 of the 2020 Peanut Information handbook, provides details on how to …

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