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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 …

Recent Publications related to Field Crops

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Soil Sampling Strategies for Site-Specific Field Management

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

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Soybean Sunscald

Sunscald is caused by bright sunlight on a wet leaf after exposure to high temperatures. …

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Soybean Fertilizer Burn

Fertilizer burn can occur to the soybean seed from an in-furrow application and to the …

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Soybean Compaction

Soil compaction, caused by field traffic and heavy machinery use, can be a significant issue for …

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Soybean Cold Damage

Cold damage in soybeans can emerge early or late in the season. This publication describes …

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Soybean Deer Damage

This factsheet discusses recognizing and treating soybeans that have been damaged by deer 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 Synthetic Nitrogen Fertilizer Products for Row Crop Production

Nitrogen fertilizer products are being developed and marketed as having the potential to increase yields and …

2 weeks agoSoilFacts