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2022 Piedmont NC Farm School

Have you ever thought about farming, but did not know where to begin? Maybe you own property and want …

Fall Is Here

Fall is here and provides us with cooler temperatures. This is not a full newsletter but some quick notes on …

Cover photo for Wasps at Porch Lights

Wasps at Porch Lights

In recent weeks we’ve been getting a lot of messages regarding large wasps coming to porch lights. In all …

Grazing Management for Beginners

Basics of Livestock Grazing

Whether you are new to the world of livestock or have been grazing animals for years, it seems there …

Pond Management

Pond Management Takes Planning

As we welcome spring and the warmer weather, weeds are showing their face in our recreational ponds. Weeds are …

sunsetting upon a farmer and his field

Farm Transition Tactics

William Hamilton is a 15-year veteran dealing with farmland in North Carolina, specializing in a wide array of issues …

Recent Publications related to Farm Health & Safety

Protecting People and the Environment When Using Pesticides

This publication, chapter 11 of the 2022 Flue-Cured Tobacco Information handbook, describes some measures that …

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Maintenance and Off-Season Storage of Irrigation Equipment

This powerpoint presentation offers information on how to perform maintenance on irrigation equipment and store …

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Asian longhorned tick

Asian Longhorned Tick

The Asian longhorned tick is an invasive tick spreading throughout the eastern US. A native …

12/9/21
A live, small tan/yellow phorid fly

Phorid Flies

Phorid flies are small flies that breed in moist, decaying organic matter and can be …

11/18/21

Stormwater Management for Coastal Homeowners

This question and answer worksheet will help coastal homeowners focus on potential problems with the …

11/18/21Coast*A*Syst

Deciding How to Structure Your Business

This publication provides basic information about the forms of business organizations (corporations, partnerships, etc.) available …

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Nitrogen deficiency

Tobacco - Nitrogen (N) Deficiency

By far, nitrogen (N) is the most widely applied nutrient for plant growth. It …

Graph of H-2A positions certified in NC 2016-2021

The H-2A Visa Program in North Carolina

This factsheet shares some statistics about the H-2A visa program in North Carolina.

9/8/21