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Register Now for Blueberry Production Webinars

The North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Chatham County Center will offer two Blueberry Production Webinars as part of its Enhancing Sustainability Series on Wednesday, November 17, 2021, …

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How to Manage a Successful Bee Hotel

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Screening Sesame for Resistance to Multiple Root-Knot Nematode Species

This publication discusses the results of greenhouse trials that screened seven sesame varieties for resistance …

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This publication provides information to help farms make decisions about raising prices on meat products …

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14. Small Fruits

This small fruits chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook reviews selection, planting, and maintenance of …

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