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Southeastern Vegetable Crop Handbook

Everything you need to know to successfully grow vegetables in the Southeast including: varieties, planting dates, fertilizer recommendations, cover …

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Relief Funds for Farmers

​ Carolina Farm Stewardship Association posted an article about COVID-19 Relief Funds Available to Farmers Starting April 3. Click …

Options for Idle Land

This piece originally appeared in the Warren Record. If you own a few acres of idle land, you may be …

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Planting Rates for Soybeans, 2016

Dr. Jim Dunphy, NCSU Soybean Extension Specialist, has long been encouraging farmers to look critically at their soybean planting …

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Vance County Community Resource Fair

Vance County Community Resource Fair, March 17th, 2016, Southern Vance High School. Approximately 50 informational booths/vendors will be represented …

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Vance County Regional Fair

The Vance County Regional Fair is coming to Henderson September 24-27, 2014. The fairgrounds are on E. Andrews Avenue/Hwy …

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Integrated Pest Management for Gardens

According to D. Wayne Rowland, Agricultural and Natural Resources Technician with N.C. Cooperative Extension, Vance County Center, the Integrated …

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Figure 1. Schematic of layout for a cable tow traveler.

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