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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 …

Hyatt Farms

Meet one of Clay County’s livestock …

Fire Ant Management Program

N.C. Cooperative Extension Clay County Center will offer a demonstration on fire ant control on Tuesday, August 22, 6:00 …

Pesticide Class

Pesticide classes for recertification credits will be held May 15, 2017 at the Community Services Building located at 25 …

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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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Virtual Beef Farm Tour

Come tour the Hyatt Farm and learn about strip grazing for your cattle. Hyatt Farm Video A good way to cut …

January Is Radon Awareness Month

As the turning of the seasons brings colder weather to North Carolina and families close windows to keep warm, …

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AG Newsletter-October 2014

Contents of Newsletter: WNC AgOptions Grant Cycle Begins Clay County Soil Sample Drive SAFF Farm Tour – 11/8 Turf & Landscape Professionals Seminar …

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Biomass Production of Biofumigant Cover Crops - 'Caliente' Mustard and Oilseed Radish

A new group of cover crops for winter and summer use include mustards, oilseed radishes …

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Winter Annual Cover Crops

This publication discusses production of winter annual cover crops, their benefits and management. Research has …

3/25/19SoilFacts
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Sulfur Fertilization of North Carolina Crops

Adequate sulfur is necessary for crops, but there’s no one-size-fits-all recommendation for application in North …

3/25/19SoilFacts

Compost Production and Use in Sustainable Farming Systems

This field note for farmers published by the Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) describes …

Composting on Organic Farms

This publication describes the composting process, how to make compost that meets National Organic Program …

3/21/19CEFS
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Southern Foresters’ Observations of Threats to Forest Health and Implications for Continuing Education

Southern forests experience several threats to health and productivity, and these threats are expected to …

3/18/19
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How Rising Fertilizer Prices Affect Optimum Nitrogen Rates

This publication helps farmers decide whether to reduce fertilization rates in order to achieve maximum …

3/8/19SoilFacts

Improving Septic Systems

This question and answer worksheet for homeowners focuses on potential problems with drinking water that …

2/26/19Home*A*Syst