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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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Harvesting and Preserving Herbs for the Home Gardener

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Winterizing the Herb Garden

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Black Cohosh (Actaea racemosa L.)

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Figure 1. Cool-season vegetables can tolerate colder temperature

Eastern North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs

In eastern North Carolina, almost any type of vegetable or fruit can be successfully grown …

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Figure 1. Cool-season vegetables can tolerate colder temperature

Western North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs

In western North Carolina, almost any type of vegetable or fruit can be successfully grown …

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Figure 1. Cool-season vegetables can tolerate colder temperature

Central North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs

In central North Carolina almost any type of vegetable or fruit can be grown successfully …

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Guide to Deciding When to Start and Stop Irrigation for Frost Protection of Fruit Crops

The decisions of when to turn an irrigation system on and off for frost protection …