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Health Coverage Enrollment Event

There will be health coverage enrollment assistance available for FREE on Monday, November 25, 3 to 6 p.m. in …

Youth learning about cattle

2019 Agriculture Awareness Field Day

On October 8 and 9 the N.C. Cooperative Extension, McDowell County Center and McDowell Agricultural Youth Foundation hosted their …

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Southern Farm Show

N.C. Cooperative Extension-McDowell County Center will be traveling to Raleigh to check out the latest in agriculture equipment technology. The …

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Farmer Stakeholder Meeting

Want to get your food into local markets? We’re hosting a dinner meeting to discuss the potential for a Community …

Beyond the Tailgate Market

Beyond the Tailgate Market is a training for farmers interested in new retail markets. The training will be held …

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USDA With a New Microloan Program

Microloans up to $35,000 aim to assist small farmers, veterans, and disadvantaged producers MEMPHIS, Jan. 15, 2013—Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today …

Recent Publications related to Aquaculture

2019 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

This manual, updated every year, covers pesticide use and safety information, chemical application equipment, fertilizer …

2/15/19
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Precision Agriculture Technology: How to Become a Commercial Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Pilot

This publication discusses flying unmanned aerial vehicles (drones, model aircraft) for commercial purposes. You'll learn …

1/17/19

Pond Management Guide

This guide summarizes the basic principles of managing recreational ponds and the requirements for producing …

12/18/18

Using Grass Carp (White Amur) for Aquatic Weed Management in North Carolina

This publication covers the use of triploid sterile grass carp for biological control of aquatic …

11/19/18

Weed Management in Small Ponds

This publication describes how to prevent the excessive growth of aquatic weeds in small ponds …

7/30/18

Weed Control in Irrigation Water Supplies

This publication describes safe and effective techniques for managing aquatic weeds in irrigation ponds.

7/25/18
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Hydrilla: A Rapidly Spreading Aquatic Weed in North Carolina

This publication provides information on the origin, distribution, impact, biology, reproduction and management options of …

9/27/17