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Warren County Farm Tour

Are you a farmer who wants to learn about innovative crops and production methods? Or someone who owns an …

Cover photo for Winter Forage Field Day

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 …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

Growing Peaches in North Carolina

This publication covers site selection, variety selection, weed control, pruning, diseases and insects and harvesting …

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This publication is intended to help you manage diseases and pests of peaches. In choosing …

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Soybean Cyst Nematode

Soybean cyst nematode limits yields in every major soybean production region worldwide. This disease note …

Squash Bees

This factsheet discusses how to identify and conserve squash bees, an important pollinator of squash, …

Building Local Food Economies: A Guide for Governments

This publication serves as a guide on building local food economies for planners, economic developers, …

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Asparagus Crown Production

Producing asparagus crowns for sale or use is simple and profitable. Careful attention to details …

Ginseng Disease Control - Phytophthora and Alternaria

Phytophthora leaf blight and root rot is a devastating disease which causes a leaf blight …

Precision Seeding for Vegetable Crops

Precision seeding is defined as the placing of desired numbers of seeds at a precise …