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Gatesville Plow Day Announced

Gatesville Plow Day at Jubilant Fields March 16, 2019 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jubilant Fields, 701 Court St., Gatesville, NC 27938 For …

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Grain Bin Dangers

You can die in a grain bin in less than 60 seconds. Watch how quickly something can happen. See below …

The Disaster Handbook

The University of Florida produced this manual which describes responses to many of the issues farming communities may encounter …

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Dinner’s Ready!

The Make Ahead Freezer Meal Workshop Series with Helen Eure, Cooperative Extension Director If your family is always on the go between …

Planting Cotton Late

Please see the latest news from Dr. Keith Edmisten, Professor of Crop Science & Extension Cotton Specialist and Dr. …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

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Prevent Timber Trespass and Theft

Tips for preventing timber trespass and theft are reviewed in this publication. Special documentation of …

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Creating a Limited Liability Company or Corporation

Protecting farm and forest land can be complicated. In this publication we interview a family …

6 days agoEastern Forestry Notes

Basil

Basil is a popular herb known for its flavorful foliage. The fresh or dried leaves …

Qualifying and Quantifying Your Personal Agritourism Potential

There are a number of questions that must be asked and honestly answered when considering …

Marketing Your Agritourism Enterprise

Agritourism venues require a significant amount of planning, marketing, and promotion to create successful enterprises. …

Agritourism, Your Way

Agricultural tourism increases the potential for on farm sales with value-adding products and services, further …

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Blackberries for the Home Garden

This publication is a home gardener's guide to planting, maintaining and harvesting blackberries.

5/13/19
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Southern Bacterial Wilt of Tomato

Southern bacterial wilt of tomatoes is addressed in this factsheet.