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What Is NC Farm School?

Entering into a new agricultural venture is risky business, whether a producer is diversifying, transitioning, or expanding an existing …

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National Farm Safety and Health Week 2022

Protecting Agriculture’s Future September 18-24, 2022 Visit the National Farm Safety and Health Week for more information and to register. Daily Topics …

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Anson County Heifer Show

Date: Saturday, August 27, 2022 Location: 2385 Little Creek Road, Ansonville NC Rules & …

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Managing Squash Vine Borers

Admiring my pumpkin growing in the garden, I noticed a problem. Among the series of vines, some leaves were …

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Tri-County Livestock Newsletter

The Tri-County Livestock Newsletter is released quarterly and covers various topics such as beef cattle, small ruminants, equine, and …

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March Shiitake Mushroom Workshop

Anson Extension is hosting a home-scale shiitake mushroom workshop at the Anson Farmers Market, Saturday March 26, 2022! Join …

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Visit NC Farms App

The Visit NC Farms App is designed to connect the dots within each community across North Carolina. With maps, …

2021 Report to the People

Below is the link for our Report to the People Video. This was presented to our county commissioners December …

Virtual Animal Waste Class

Farm Inspection, Cropping System Changes, Fly and Rodent Control, Weed ID 2 Hours of Pesticide Credit. Zoom continuing education …

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Complete Southeastern US Pest Control Guide

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Principles of Integrated Pest Management

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Adaptive Wheat Management: Increasing Wheat Yield by Adjusting for Weather Conditions

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Composting at NC Residential and Summer Camps

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