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Camden Crop News-Latest Edition

Catch up with the latest agriculture happenings in and around Camden County with our latest edition of Camden Crop …

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Equine Health Alert

Horse owners, please see below an equine health alert from NCDA&CS. RALEIGH – A 14-year-old female mule in Johnston County …

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July 2017: Camden Crop News

Our latest edition of Camden Crop News is now available please click on the picture below to download your …

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2017 Northeast Ag Expo

The 2017 Northeast Ag Expo will be held on Thursday, July 27 beginning at 8:00 a.m.. This year’s event is hosted …

Agriculture in the Albemarle

Please take a moment to watch this video demonstrating the many aspects of Agriculture in the …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

Organic Livestock Production and Marketing

Passage of the the National Organic Program’s final rule in 2001 marked the beginning of …

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Soil Fertility on Organic Farms

Throughout this manual we have discussed how organic farmers strive to build healthy soil in …

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Soil Quality Considerations for Organic Farmers

In our drive to meet the food and fiber needs of ever-increasing populations, we are …

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Figure 1. Thirty-year normal rainfall stations.

Water Needs Assessment Tool—A Guide for Technical Specialists

This publication provides background information and references for the Water Needs Assessment Tool spreadsheet and …

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Good Agricultural Practices Fresh Produce Safety Plan for Field Practices

This document was developed in workshops with North Carolina growers to provide a framework for …

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Graph showing study results for corn yields

Long-Term Tillage Effects on Corn and Soybean Yield in the Piedmont

This publication discusses tillage treatments for large-seeded crops like corn and soybeans in the Piedmont …

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Africanized Honey Bees: Some Questions and Answers

This factsheet answers basic questions about Africanized honey bees. (Part 3 of a 3-part series)

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Africanized Honey Bees: Prevention and Control

This factsheet provides basic information about prevention and control of Africanized honey bees prior to …

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