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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 …

Do You Have Angry Fire Ants?

Fire ants aggressively attack anyone or anything that disturbs them or their mound. They did not exist in Catawba …

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Herbicide Resistant Weed Updates

The following are some of the latest herbicide resistant updates from Dr. Wes Everman, NC State Weed Specialist PPO resistance concerns: (weeds …

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Land Application of Municipal Sludge: Advantages and Concerns

This factsheet explains how proper land application of municipal biosolids can protect public health and …

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Poultry Manure as a Fertilizer Source

This factsheet describes the nutrient composition of poultry manure and land application techniques based on …

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Swine Manure as a Fertilizer Source

This factsheet explains the three factors of proper swine manure management: the nutrient content of …

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Map showing counties that participated in nitrogen trials

Selecting Nitrogen Rates in North Carolina: Recent Work on Corn and Wheat

This publication discusses the results of recent nitrogen rate trials in the North Carolina coastal …

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Postharvest Handling of Sweetpotatoes

This publication has been prepared to acquaint growers, packers, and shippers with the most current …

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Tray Summary

Steam: An Alternative Method of Float Tray Sanitation

Due to the limited availability of methyl bromide, tobacco growers need other methods to sanitize …

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Symptoms of wilt and root rot caused by Pythium sp.

Pythium Root and Crown Rot of Industrial Hemp

This factsheet discusses pythium root and crown rot in industrial hemp production.

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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 …