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Commercial Horticulture, Nursery & Turf

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Heavy Metal Soil Testing for Hemp

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, 2019 CONTACT: Dr. David Hardy, Ph.D., N.C. Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, Agronomic Services Division 919-733-2655 NCDA&CS heavy metal …

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What Is Soil?

Many well-meaning gardeners plug away applying herbicide after herbicide on a relentless crop of weeds, or vegetable gardeners diligently …

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NC Farm School Returns Down East

NC Farm School Business Training is returning to the Eastern counties of North Carolina. N.C. Cooperative Extension agents from Pitt, …

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