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Cooking With the Seasons

N.C. Cooperative Extension is hosting several classes throughout the year called Cooking with the Seasons to help you learn …

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 …

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Mandatory Livestock Meeting

Mark your calendars, the Camden Mandatory Livestock Meeting for the 2019 Albemarle Area 4-H Livestock Show and Sale is …

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2018 Corn Variety Trial Results

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

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4-H Livestock Info Night

Are you interested in raising livestock for the annual Albemarle Area 4-H Livestock Show and Sale, but have some …

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Delicious Meatless Cooking

Are you working toward a healthy vegetarian diet? Or do you love to include “Meatless Mondays” into your rotation …

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 …

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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 …

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Soil Sampling for Precision Farming Systems

This factsheet for farmers describes concepts, terminology, and guidelines concerning precision soil sampling. Proper testing …

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Precision Agriculture Technology: How to Become a Commercial Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Pilot

This publication discusses flying unmanned aerial vehicles (drones, model aircraft) for commercial purposes. You'll learn …

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Growing Tomatoes in the Home Garden

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

Organic Sweet Corn Production

In most of the south, sweet corn can be produced from early spring until fall. …

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How to Determine the Potential to Increase Vegetable Yield Through Estimating and Reducing Field Losses

This publication discusses methods for boosting vegetable productivity by reducing field loss, which can amount …

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NC State Local Pasture-Raised and Pasture-Finished Beef Production Guidelines

This publication provides production protocol guidelines developed by North Carolina State University and Amazing Grazing …

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Teaching From the Garden: Creating Transformative Learning Landscapes at Schools

This publication discusses learning opportunities and suggestions for planning, designing, and implementing school gardens.

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14. Small Fruits

This small fruits chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook reviews selection, planting, and maintenance of …

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