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2019 NC Agritunity Conference

Saturday, February 9, 2019 N.C. Cooperative Extension, Iredell County Center 444 Bristol Drive Statesville, NC 28687 Registration Opens: 8:30 a.m. …

Pesticide Classes Available

Alexander County Extension Center will have two Pesticide Classes in February. A Commercial Class with 2 credits of A …

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Conservation Tillage on Organic Farms

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Critical Management Issues for SDI Systems in North Carolina

Although subsurface drip irrigation (SDI) is in its infancy in North Carolina, it is becoming …

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Design and Installation of SDI Systems in North Carolina

As a part of the humid Southeast, North Carolina’s climate, topography, soils, cropping systems, and …

Figure 1. Arrows point to the dripline.

Site Selection for SDI Systems in North Carolina

Subsurface drip irrigation (SDI) is a relatively new system that may give North Carolina producers …

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Long-Term Tillage Effects on Corn and Soybean Yield in the Piedmont

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Ethanol: A Gasoline Alternative for North Carolina

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2014 Wheat Variety Performance and Recommendations

This publication summarizes recommendations based on wheat variety tests conducted in North Carolina in 2012-13 …

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