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Cover photo for Small Ruminant Workshop 2018

Small Ruminant Workshop 2018

Small Ruminant Grazier’s Workshop August 4, 2018 9:30 am-4:00 pm Piedmont Research Station 8530 Sherrills Ford Road Salisbury, NC 28147 Please RSVP by July 27 …

North Carolina Egg Grading School

This class is directed at new and established small producers of natural/organic eggs, Extension agents, and purchasers of locally grown …

Cover photo for Pastured Poultry Workshop

Pastured Poultry Workshop

All Poultry Producers Welcome! Pastured Poultry Workshop, June 21, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, at the Atrium at the …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

Silages of Native Switchgrass and Gamagrass: Fermentation Characteristics, Nutritive Value, and Quality

This bulletin publishes the results of eight experiments that addressed aspects of nutritive value and …

9 hours ago
Emerging mildew

Apple Powdery Mildew

This apple pathology factsheet describes apple powdery mildew, including identification and disease management.

CAR on leaf

Cedar Apple Rust

This apple pathology factsheet describes cedar apple rust and provides a brief overview of other …

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Growing Peaches in North Carolina

This publication covers site selection, variety selection, weed control, pruning, diseases and insects and harvesting …

2 weeks ago
Gala FS

Flyspeck and Sooty Blotch

This Apple Pathology Factsheet describes flyspeck and sooty blotch in apple, including identification and disease …

Map showing North Carolina counties with BMSB

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (North Carolina)

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

6/26/18

Health and Safety Impacts of Solar Photovoltaics

This paper addresses the potential health and safety impacts of solar photovoltaic development in North …

6/19/18

Food Recovery and Waste Reduction

Increasingly, food service managers are choosing to recover and reuse food scraps and other organic …