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Cover photo for Save the Date for Our 2019 Spring Ag Fest!

Save the Date for Our 2019 Spring Ag Fest!

SAVE THE DATE Spring Ag Fest Celebrating Chatham County Agriculture, Forestry, and Natural Resources Saturday, March 30, 2019 10 a.m.–2 p.m. This is a …

Cover photo for Quick Compost Survey for Farmers

Quick Compost Survey for Farmers

I have been invited to give a presentation at the US Composting Council’s upcoming Compost Operation Training Course. My …

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Poultry Manure as a Fertilizer Source

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Swine Manure as a Fertilizer Source

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This publication discusses the results of recent nitrogen rate trials in the North Carolina coastal …

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Postharvest Handling of Sweetpotatoes

This publication has been prepared to acquaint growers, packers, and shippers with the most current …

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Steam: An Alternative Method of Float Tray Sanitation

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Pythium Root and Crown Rot of Industrial Hemp

This factsheet discusses pythium root and crown rot in industrial hemp production.

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Critical Management Issues for SDI Systems in North Carolina

Although subsurface drip irrigation (SDI) is in its infancy in North Carolina, it is becoming …