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Cover photo for July 2019 Camden Crop News

July 2019 Camden Crop News

We have our latest edition of Camden Crop News available. Click on the link below to download your copy. Camden …

Pesticide Disposal Day

Do you have pesticides at your home or farm that you no longer need or use? If your answer …

January 2019 Camden Crop News

Please find below a downloadable/printable version of the January 2019 Edition of Camden Crop News. January 2019 Edition of Camden …

Cover photo for 2018 Corn Variety Trial Results

2018 Corn Variety Trial Results

Please find the results from the 2018 Northeast Ag Expo corn variety trials conducted in Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Gates, …

Upcoming Pesticide Training Opportunity

NEWS RELEASE Date July 27, 2018 Cameron Lowe | 252-232-2262 | cameron_lowe@ncsu.edu NC Cooperative Extension provides educational programs for people that need …

Cover photo for Camden Crop News:  July 18, 2018

Camden Crop News: July 18, 2018

Check out our newest edition of Camden Crop News! Click the link below to download a complete copy. Camden Crop …

Stormwater Drainage: Q & A

Camden Soil & Water Conservation District is sponsoring a question and answer panel discussion with experts in the area …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

Offsetting Drought for Small-Scale Vegetable Production in North Carolina

A good source of water is a necessity for producing quality vegetables. During periods of …

4 days ago
Image is line drawing of plants parts of raspberry.

Raspberries in the Home Garden

Raspberries are a delicious and nutritious addition to the home garden. However, raspberries can be …

Average Solar Radiation and Wind Information for North Carolina

Solar radiation provides the energy to warm our atmosphere and allow plant growth and animal …

Guide to Deciding When to Start and Stop Irrigation for Frost Protection of Fruit Crops

The decisions of when to turn an irrigation system on and off for frost protection …

Muscadine Grape Production Guide for North Carolina

This muscadine grape production guide will help the increasing number of North Carolina farmers who …

5 days ago
Asparagus shoots

Growing Asparagus in a Home Garden

Asparagus has been considered a garden delicacy since Roman times. Any home gardener can grow …

Growing Tomatoes in the Home Garden

Much success in growing tomatoes can be attributed to use of a few proven techniques. …

Growing Herbs for the Home Gardener

An herb is any plant used whole or in part as an ingredient for health, …