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FACT’s 2019 Fund-a-Farmer Grants

Grants Available for Livestock & Poultry Farmers Food Animal Concerns Trust (FACT) is accepting applications for three types of grants for livestock and …

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Alamance Gardener September 2019

Alamance Gardener SEPTEMBER 2019 Click the link to find out what’s growing on in September. (Hint: the Master Gardener℠ volunteers …

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July 2019 Alamance Gardener

Alamance Gardener JULY 2019 What’s bugging your garden? Read all about the IPM strategy for minimizing insect damage in this …

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Spring 2019 Solutions Newsletter

N.C. Cooperative Extension in Alamance County is Springing Green! Read all about it here: Solutions Newsletter Spring …

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Alamance Gardener, March 2019

The Meteorological Madness of March – wait a minute! Read more in this month’s Alamance Gardener: Alamance Gardener MARCH …

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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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Solutions - Winter 2019

Wondering what’s happening with N.C. Cooperative Extension in Alamance County? Wonder no more – here’s your Solutions, Winter edition! Winter …

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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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Raspberries in the Home Garden

Raspberries are a delicious and nutritious addition to the home garden. However, raspberries can be …

Average Solar Radiation and Wind Information for North Carolina

Solar radiation provides the energy to warm our atmosphere and allow plant growth and animal …

Guide to Deciding When to Start and Stop Irrigation for Frost Protection of Fruit Crops

The decisions of when to turn an irrigation system on and off for frost protection …

Muscadine Grape Production Guide for North Carolina

This muscadine grape production guide will help the increasing number of North Carolina farmers who …

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Growing Asparagus in a Home Garden

Asparagus has been considered a garden delicacy since Roman times. Any home gardener can grow …

Growing Tomatoes in the Home Garden

Much success in growing tomatoes can be attributed to use of a few proven techniques. …

Growing Herbs for the Home Gardener

An herb is any plant used whole or in part as an ingredient for health, …

Bean Sprouts and Other Vegetable Seed Sprouts

Sprouts from mung bean (Phaseolus aureus) have been used for food since ancient times. These …