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Cover photo for Camden Crop News:  December 29, 2021

Camden Crop News: December 29, 2021

Winter Agriculture Meetings Please find the 2022 Camden Extension Winter Agriculture Meetings schedule enclosed. The meetings in red will include …

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Area Potato Production Meeting

The 2021 Area Potato Production Meeting will take place on December 8, 2021, 10–11 a.m. on Zoom. Please RSVP …

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Grain Marketing & Crop Budget Meeting

N.C. Cooperative Extension of Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Gates, Pasquotank, and Perquimans Counties will be offering a meeting on December …

Cover photo for Camden Crop News:  October 20, 2021

Camden Crop News: October 20, 2021

2021 Corn Variety Trial Results Results from the 2021 Northeast Ag Expo corn variety trials are attached to this newsletter. …

Soil Sample Now to Avoid Fees

Fall is a great time of year to sample soil from gardens, home lawns, and farms in preparation for …

Saltwater Intrusion Meeting: August 27

The N.C. Cooperative Extension, Camden and Pasquotank County Centers will be conducting a saltwater intrusion meeting on August 27, …

Cover photo for Camden Crop News:  August 4, 2021

Camden Crop News: August 4, 2021

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

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 …

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