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Cover photo for Wasps at Porch Lights

Wasps at Porch Lights

In recent weeks we’ve been getting a lot of messages regarding large wasps coming to porch lights. In all …

African Swine Fever

African Swine Fever Closer to US Borders

Dominican Republic Confirmed Positive for African Swine Fever WASHINGTON, D.C., July 28, 2021 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced today …

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Small Farms Week 2021

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University’s annual tribute to small-scale agriculture will be held March 21–27, 2021, and …

Asian Giant Hornets

Some really great links available on Asian Giant Hornets: NC State University Asian Giant Hornet Info N.C. Department of Agriculture and …

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Backyard Poultry Webinar

Backyard poultry flocks have gained tremendous popularity in recent years. Many folks have come to enjoy fresh eggs each …

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Small Ruminant Webinar

We are holding a Small Ruminant program from 1-3 p.m. on Friday, May 15, 2020. The Program will be …

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By far, nitrogen (N) is the most widely applied nutrient for plant growth. It …

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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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This factsheet offers information on the identification and management of various flatworms that may be …

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