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2019 Agricultural Reinvestment Fund Grant

Agricultural Reinvestment Fund Grants RAFI-USA’s Agricultural Reinvestment Fund Grant Program awards cost-share grants to help farmers and rural communities develop new …

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The Fall 2018 Edition of Solutions

Fall 2018https://alamance.ces.ncsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Fall-2018.pdf It’s a Fall Frenzy at Extension! Read all about it in this issue of …

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Livestock News - Fall Edition

Read the latest Livestock Newsletter, serving Alamance County. In this Issue No Farms = No Food Chicken Coop Design 4-H Chicken Show Forage Management Tips Storm …

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4-H Plant Sale - Fall 2018

The 4-H fall plant sale fundraiser has begun, and will continue until October 22nd. This year, we’re offering apples, …

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Growing Pears in North Carolina

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Soil Acidity and Liming: Basic Information for Farmers and Gardeners

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2019 Peanut Information

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Organic Peanut Production

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Risk of Pests in Peanut, Integrated Pest Management, and Pesticide Stewardship

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Extension Personnel Working with Peanuts

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Peanut Growth and Development and Peanut Industry Terminology

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