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2019 Livestock Program Survey

If you own livestock, poultry, and/or equines in Alamance County, your feedback is needed through a short survey. The …

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Alamance Gardener, February 2019

Everything’s just peachy until the frost hammer falls – watch your bloomers! See below for the February edition of …

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4-H Spring Plant Sale for 2019 Has Begun

This season’s fundraiser will feature not only blueberries but flowering plants for beds and containers, including begonias, geraniums, lantana, …

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Safe Plates Course - March 2019

N.C. Cooperative Extension offers NC Safe Plates for all those who work in the food service industry. The course …

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Figure 1. Thirty-year normal rainfall stations.

Water Needs Assessment Tool—A Guide for Technical Specialists

This publication provides background information and references for the Water Needs Assessment Tool spreadsheet and …

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Disease Control

This publication covers disease control in a variety of crops.

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Plant Growth Regulators

This publication explains plant growth regulators for a variety of crops.

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Chemical Weed Control

This publication covers chemical weed control and weed response to a variety of crops.

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Insect and Disease Control of Fruits

This publication covers insect and disease control in apples, blueberries, caneberries, grapes, peaches, pecans and …

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Insect Control

This publication covers insect control in a variety of crops, as well as household pests.

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Fertilizer Use

This publication offers fertilizer suggestions for a variety of crops, including field, pasture and hay …

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2019 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

This manual, updated every year, covers pesticide use and safety information, chemical application equipment, fertilizer …

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