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Northeast Regional Pork Conference

Registration is now open for the 2024 Northeast Regional Swine Conference. Join us for a great line-up of educational …

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2024 Auxin Certification

Here are the dates for the 2024 Auxin Certification classes. 2024 Auxin Herbicides-Best Management Practices Virtual (Live Zoom Meeting) Opportunities Description: Drs. …

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2023 CHROME Field Day

The CHROME Ag Expo Field Day will be on August 23rd 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. at the Peanut Belt …

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Farm Safety Day Camp

Farm Safety Day Camp will be hosted on July 28th at the Northampton Cultural Wellness Center From 10:00 a.m. …

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Pesticide Collection Day

Pesticide Collection Day North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, in cooperation with the Halifax County Cooperative Extension, will …

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Lawn Burweed

Lawn burweed Identification Lawn burweed (Soliva sessilis), is also known as spurweed, bindi weed, field burweed and Spurweed. It is a …

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CHROME Field Day

The field day will take place on August 16, 2022 and will be located at the PeanutBelt Research Station …

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2024 Southeastern US Vegetable Crop Handbook

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Weed Management in Collards, Kale, Mustard, and Turnip Greens

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Weed Management in Okra

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Weed Management in Broccoli, Cabbage, and Cauliflower

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Weed Management in Onions

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