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Wheat From Farm to Fork

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

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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 …

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Lawn Management Tips

As people are savoring time spent outdoors many are getting out and enjoying their yards. When thinking about managing …

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Camden Crop News: April 2020

N.C. Cooperative Extension of Camden County: We Are Here for You! The COVID-19 coronavirus has brought many changes to daily …

Fire Ants: Wanted Dead Not Alive

Fire Ant Resources & Control Methods The red imported fire ant, commonly referred to as “fire ants”, is an invasive …

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How to Become a Beekeeper in North Carolina

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How to Sell Pastured Meat Products to Grocery Stores via Direct Store Delivery

This publication guides small- and medium-scale pastured meat producers in North Carolina through the steps …

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Producing and Marketing Strawberries for Direct Market Operations

This booklet provides an overview of production costs and marketing strategies that growers should consider …

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2021 Integrated Orchard Management Guide for Commercial Apples in the Southeast

Orchard management guide for apples, with information on insect, disease, weed, and mammal control, plus …

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Root Inhibitors

This factsheet describes the symptoms of root-inhibiting herbicide injuries.

Herbicide Injury – ACCase Inhibitors

This factsheet describes the symptoms of a lipid biosynthesis (Acetyl CoA carboxylase or ACCase) inhibitor …

Insurance Coverage Options for Fresh Produce Growers

This publication provides information to help produce growers understand the variety of insurance coverage or …

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Prevent Timber Trespass and Theft

Tips for preventing timber trespass and theft are reviewed in this publication. Special documentation of …

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