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Farm City Week Banquet

November 26, 2019, at the Catawba County Country Club from 5:30–9 p.m. Ticket sales end Tuesday, November 19. More information on …

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. …

Cover photo for 2018 Farm-City Banquet

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 …

Recent Publications related to Field Crops

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Twospotted Spider Mite

Twospotted spider mite description, life history, damage, and control.

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Potato Leafhopper

Potato leafhopper description, life history, damage, and control.

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Map showing North Carolina counties with BMSB

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (North Carolina)

Brown marmorated stink bug description, life history, damage, and control.

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Photo of different indicators of sulfur deficiency in plants.

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 …

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Creating a Crop Maze With GPS

This publication explains how to create a crop maze with GPS (global positioning system).

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Alternative Product Demonstration and Research Guidelines for Extension Agents

This publication provides guidance to Extension agents on how to design and conduct trials and …

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Ethanol: A Gasoline Alternative for North Carolina

Ethanol is an alternative fuel source that can be produced domestically from renewable materials. Learn …

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Selection and Management of Efficient Center-Pivot and Linear Move Irrigation Systems

The center pivot and linear-move type irrigation systems are usually the most practical system for …

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