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Check Out 4-H Summer Programs!

This summer, we are hosting four upcoming summer programs for 4-H participants! All programs will be virtual. Take a …

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Alamance Gardener June 2020

Take a look at what’s bugging your yard in this month’s Alamance Gardener. Alamance Gardener JUNE …

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COVID-19 Office Update 5.26.20

**COVID-19 UPDATE** We are continuing to serve you during this time and have entered our next phase which includes …

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Alamance Gardener - May 2020

Spring is busting out all over! Tips for weed and mosquito wrangling and some not-so-scary murder hornet info in …

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Alamance Gardener - April 2020

These may be interesting times, but there’s still plenty to do and learn while staying at home. Maybe get …

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February 2020 Alamance Gardener

Alamance Gardener FEB 2020 Spring is just around the corner. Get started by doing a little pruning. Find out how …

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January 2020 Alamance Gardener

Alamance Gardener JANUARY 2020 We’ve made it easier for you to learn something new in 2020 by expanding our Think …

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Alamance Gardener November 2019

Alamance Gardener NOV 2019 To prune or not to prune? That is the question… answered in this month’s Alamance Gardener …

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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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Soil Sampling for Precision Farming Systems

This factsheet for farmers describes concepts, terminology, and guidelines concerning precision soil sampling. Proper testing …

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Pierce’s Disease Vectors in North Carolina Grapes

This factsheet offers information on Pierce's Disease, a bacterial disease of grapes in North Carolina.

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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 …

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Kale

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

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