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Insect Control on Forage Crops

R. Brandenburg, D.D. Reisig, and T.L. Billeisen, Entomology and Plant Pathology Insects pests of pastures and forage crops are often …

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Soil Testing for Lawn and Gardens

From April – November, Have Your Soil Tested At No Charge. Healthy soil is the foundation of successful gardening. The …

Soil Sample Peak Season

Soil Peak Season will run from FRIDAY, November 30, 2018 through March 31, 2019. On Friday, November 30, we will …

WNC AgOptions Grant Writing Workshop

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Cherokee County Center is offering a grant-writing workshop for farmers interested in applying for a WNC AgOptions …

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Soil Sample Drive

The N.C. Cooperative Extension in Clay County will ship your soil samples for FREE from April 1 – October 31. …

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Pesticide Review and Exam

Pesticide license is required in order to purchase a Restricted Use Pesticide as well as for anyone who applies …

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Southeastern Vegetable Crop Handbook

Everything you need to know to successfully grow vegetables in the Southeast including: varieties, planting dates, fertilizer recommendations, cover …

Ag Newsletter September 2014

Contents: Extension’s Centennial Celebration Extension Soil Sample Drive 8th Annual Tractor Parade & Ag Day – 9/27 2015 AgOptions Grant Cycle High Tunnel Workshop …

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Delineating Agriculture in the High Rock Lake Watershed

Under the proposed High Rock Lake Rules, the Basin Oversight Committee (BOC) is tasked with …

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Pumping Plant Performance

This publication discusses the causes of poor irrigation system performance. Some of these causes can …

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Calibrating Soil-Water Measuring Devices

This publication provides a step-by-step description of how to use the gravimetric method to calibrate …

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Selection and Management of Efficient Low Volume Irrigation System

Low volume irrigation systems are normally used for fruits, vegetables, container nursery plants and in …

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Selection and Management of Efficient Hand-Move Solid Set and Permanent Irrigation System

Hand-move irrigation systems are normally used to irrigate small fields. Solid-set and permanent sprinkler irrigation …

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Figure 1. Schematic of layout for a cable tow traveler.

Selection and Management of Efficient Self-propelled Gun Traveler Irrigation System

The self-propelled gun type traveler system is usually the most practical system for irrigating irregular …

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Irrigation Scheduling to Achieve Proper Application of Wastewater

This publication provides guidelines and recommendations for proper irrigation scheduling of wastewater.

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Hard Hose Traveler Irrigation System

This publication contains step-by-step guidelines for determining irrigated acreage for hard hose traveler irrigation systems …