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The Disaster Handbook

The University of Florida produced this manual which describes responses to many of the issues farming communities may encounter …

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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 …

Big Sweep in Vance County

Big Sweep Flyer It is that time of the year again to gear of for the North Carolina Big Sweep! …

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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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On-Line Newsletter From Hort Science

The NCSU Department of Horticultural Science has launched a quarterly on-line Newsletter Subscribe to see great horticulture images, learn about faculty and …

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We are happy to send out our latest office newsletter informing you about Vance County Cooperative Extension. Please contact …

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Ground Water in the Piedmont and Blue Ridge Provinces of North Carolina

Ground water is one of our most important natural resources, as over half of the …

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Ground Water in the Coastal Plain of North Carolina

Ground water is one of our most important natural resources. Fifty-five percent of the population …

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Should You Have Your Water Tested?

Most water in North Carolina is suitable for drinking and other home uses. There are, …

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Additives for Improving Hog Farm Air Quality

Air quality in hog production can be improved by dietary manipulation (e.g., reducing crude protein), …

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Ethanol: A Gasoline Alternative for North Carolina

Ethanol is an alternative fuel source that can be produced domestically from renewable materials. Learn …

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Conservation Tillage on Organic Farms

This online publication describes how cover crops affect the soil, how to establish cover crops, …

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Soil pH Management for Fraser Fir Christmas Tree Production

This publication offers a discussion on how to lime Fraser fir Christmas trees. Fraser fir …

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Nitrogen Management and Water Quality

This factsheet describes the effect of fertilizer nitrogen on water quality and the environment. It …

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