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Winter Forage Field Day

There is a distinct chill in the air that says winter is on the way, and for a Livestock …

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4-H Poultry Workshop

Warren County Cooperative Extension is hosting the 4-County Poultry Project Record Book and Showmanship Clinic at the Warren County Fair …

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And the Grand Champion Is...

The 2014 4-County Livestock Show was a big success with over 40 kids from Franklin, Granville, Vance, and Warren …

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Backyard Farmers Workshop

This fall, the Warren County Extension Center is offering a series of seminars for “Backyard Farmers”. Participants will learn …

What Should I Do With My Land?

By Paul McKenzie, Ag Extension Agent (paul_mckenzie@ncsu.edu) [Author’s note, July 2016: For a more up-to-date take on this question, read …

Ag Newsletter Now Available

Download the latest edition of our Vance Ag Newsletter with timely tips, upcoming events, and updates. Here’s the link: Ag …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

Triclopyr spray drift on rose one day after treatment.

Synthetic Auxins

This factsheet describes the symptoms of a synthetic auxin (SA) herbicide injury.

Bacterial wilt in tomato field.

Southern Bacterial Wilt of Tomato

Southern bacterial wilt of tomatoes is addressed in this factsheet.

Kiwifruit

The kiwifruit is a large, woody, deciduous vine native to the Yangtze Valley of China. …

Comparison of healthy plant with P deficient plant.

Phosphorus Deficiency of Carinata

In this Brassica carinata (Ethiopian mustard) update, we highlight the symptoms of nitrogen deficiency. These …

disease symptoms on a plant

Marchitez de Fusarium en sandía

Esta Hoja de Datos de Patología Vegetal fue publicada en inglés en 2015 por la …

disease symptoms on squash stem

Pudrición gomosa del tallo en cucurbitáceas

Esta Hoja de Datos de Patología Vegetal fue publicada en inglés en 2015 por la …

disease symptoms on leaf

Añublo polvoriento en cucurbitáceas

Esta Hoja de Datos de Patología Vegetal fue publicada en inglés en 2015 por la …

 Cucurbitáceo en el pepino

Añublo lanoso en cucurbitáceas

Esta Hoja de Datos de Patología Vegetal fue publicada en inglés en 2013 por la …