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Alamance Gardener January 2021

Alamance Gardener JANUARY 2021 Zone of confusion? Make sense of those garden catalogs in this month’s …

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Alamance Gardener November 2020

Mark Danieley is retiring! Read all about it, plus get some November gardening tips in this month’s edition of …

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Fermentation in the Fall

What exactly is fermentation and how does it work? In these classes, we will explore the science behind fermenting …

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Alamance Gardener - July 2020

When enough is too much, the damage shows up later. Read more about summer plant problems in this month’s …

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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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2021 Southeastern US Vegetable Crop Handbook

The Southeastern Vegetable Extension Workers Group offers this handbook, a joint effort among Extension Specialists …

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2021 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

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

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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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