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Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA)

Article By: Margaret Ross Photo Credit: en.wikipedia.org Adapted from: NCDA & CS Veterinary Division – Animal Health Programs – Equine Infectious …

Multi-Species Grazing

Excerpt from the research paper “The Advantages and Challenges of Multi-Species Grazing” by Margaret B. Ross Looking for a better …

Broodmare Feeding Management

Adapted and shortened from “MARE AND FOAL NUTRITION. Feeding Management of the Broodmare” by Dr. Bob Mowrey, North Carolina …

Farmers Manage Deer Program

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Guy and Judy Gardner guyandjudy@ncwf.org 919-250 8441 or 919-608-3386 Farmers Manage Deer – Turning Problems into Profits Farmers …

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Did You Know...

Smashing Skill-A-Thon Success – Again! Would you know the difference between a Charolais and a Gelbvieh? What about the difference …

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Summer Cover Crops

There is growing interest in the use of short-season summer annual legumes or grasses as …

Weed Control in Vegetable Gardens

Weeds are unwanted plants in gardens that reduce available moisture, nutrients, sunlight and growing space …

Raspberries in the Home Garden

In the case of specialty or non-traditional small fruit crops in the Southeast, red raspberries …

Muscadine Grapes in the Home Garden

Muscadine grapes are well adapted to the Coastal Plain of North Carolina, where temperatures seldom …

Bunch Grapes in the Home Garden

Grapes are welcome summer treats that can be eaten fresh, processed into jellies, jams, juice …

Figure 1. Typical tomato washing and sizing line.

Postharvest Cooling and Handling of Field- and Greenhouse-Grown Tomatoes

This publication has been prepared to acquaint growers, shippers and processors with energy-efficient handling and …

Figure 1. Bulk pallet bin of cabbage in the packing house.

Postharvest Cooling and Handling of Cabbage and Leafy Greens

This publication has been prepared to acquaint growers, shippers and processors with energy-efficient handling and …

Postharvest Cooling and Handling of Peppers

This publication has been prepared to acquaint growers, shippers and processors with energy-efficient handling and …