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Cover photo for Camden Crop News: July 15, 2021

Camden Crop News: July 15, 2021

There is a new edition of Camden Crop News! See below for more information (and there’s a downloadable version …

2020 Report to the People

In 2020, COVID-19 presented many hurdles and changes to daily life, but something that did not change was the service …

Wheat From Farm to Fork

Of the major crops grown annually in Camden County, wheat is the only crop we plant in one calendar …

Cover photo for Backyard Chickens for Beginners Series

Backyard Chickens for Beginners Series

The N.C. Cooperative Extension, Camden, Currituck, and Perquimans County Centers will be teaching a two-part webinar series on raising …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

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What Is Solar?

This factsheet serves as an overview for North Carolinians interested in learning about the different …

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Figure 1. Farm locations of study participants.

North Carolina Women’s Success in Agritourism: Turning Challenges into Opportunities

This publication presents the results of interviews with women in agritourism across North Carolina. It …

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Conducting a Bioassay For Herbicide Residues

General guidelines on how to conduct a bioassay for herbicide residues in soil.

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Market Gardens For Small Farms in North Carolina

This guide provides an overview of market gardens for small and beginning farmers in North …

Biosecurity Guidelines for Pork Producers

The success of a biosecurity program depends on the resources the farm manager is willing …

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

The H-2A Visa Program in North Carolina

The H-2A visa program is growing rapidly in North Carolina. The number of positions certified …

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Fig Culture in North Carolina

The fig is native to the Mediterranean Basin. You may already be familiar with some …

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Bipalium kewense, a large, brown, striped hammerhead flatworm

Terrestrial Flatworms, Land Planarians & Hammerhead Worms

This factsheet offers information on the identification and management of various flatworms that may be …

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