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Blood Beets

Grow Bulbous Beets

Successful Edibles Series As seen in the Yadkin Valley Magazine, March-April 2021 Issue Your fall vegetable stores have dwindled, and six …

Cover photo for Aquaponics Manual Now Available

Aquaponics Manual Now Available

The School of Aquaculture and Aquatics Sciences at Kentucky State University has just released: Aquaponics Production Manual: A Practical …

Cover photo for Aquaculture America - 2021

Aquaculture America - 2021

AQUACULTURE AMERICA 2021 RETURNS TO SAN ANTONIO AQUACULTURE AMERICA 2021 returns to one of the favorite tourist spots in the world …

Cover photo for 2021 Piedmont Spring Gardening Series

2021 Piedmont Spring Gardening Series

The horticulture agents of Forsyth, Guilford, Randolph and Yadkin Counties are partnering to offer an introductory gardening series. This …

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Figure 1. Cool-season vegetables can tolerate colder temperature

Western North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs

In western North Carolina, almost any type of vegetable or fruit can be successfully grown …

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Figure 1. Cool-season vegetables can tolerate colder temperature

Central North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs

In central North Carolina almost any type of vegetable or fruit can be grown successfully …

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Estimating Available Time to Plant and Harvest Peanuts

This publication looks at historical records to estimate the number of days available for planting …

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Insect Control

This publication covers insect control in a variety of crops, as well as household pests.

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Threshold Legal Issues Concerning Solar Development Opportunities

This factsheet covers several factors to consider when leasing farmland for solar farm purposes. Property …

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PPO-Inhibiting Herbicide Injury on Soybean

This factsheet discusses protoporphyrinogen oxidase (PPO)-inhibiting herbicide injury in soybean.

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This factsheet discusses ALS-inhibiting herbicide injury on soybean.

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