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Hemp Production in Catawba County

In the last 3 months, the N.C. Cooperative Extension of Catawba County office has received scores of questions about hemp production. …

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2018 Farm-City Banquet

November 20, 2018, $15 Tuesday, 6-9 p.m., doors at 5:30 p.m. Catawba County Country Club 1154 Country Club Rd., Newton, NC 28658 Tickets …

N.C. Cooperative Extension Mini Course

Free program! For the first time the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Catawba County Center is offering its own mini course! This five-week …

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Root Knot Nematode of Cotton

Cotton root knot nematodes are capable of causing significant losses to cotton production. In addition …

Field-grown tomato plant affected by southern blight

Southern Blight of Tomato and Pepper

This vegetable disease factsheet discusses Southern blight, a soil-borne fungus that attacks tomato and pepper, …

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Soil Sampling for Precision Farming Systems

This factsheet for farmers describes concepts, terminology, and guidelines concerning precision soil sampling. Proper testing …

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Precision Agriculture Technology: How to Become a Commercial Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Pilot

This publication discusses flying unmanned aerial vehicles (drones, model aircraft) for commercial purposes. You'll learn …

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Organic Sweet Corn Production

In most of the south, sweet corn can be produced from early spring until fall. …

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Critical Management Issues for SDI Systems in North Carolina

Although subsurface drip irrigation (SDI) is in its infancy in North Carolina, it is becoming …

Selecting a Variety

This publication, chapter 3 of the 2019 Flue-Cured Tobacco Information handbook, discusses tobacco varieties and …

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Producing Healthy Transplants in a Float System

This publication, chapter 4 of the 2019 Flue-Cured Tobacco Information handbook, discusses tobacco management practices …

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