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Backyard Poultry Winter Care

As we have another chilly week here are a few pointers to make sure your backyard flock is staying …

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Lee County Muscadine Pruning 2024

N.C. Cooperative Extension – Lee County Center is excited to partner with local muscadine grower, AK Griffin, in Broadway …

Christmas Trees in Agriculture

With Christmas right around the corner it is time to talk about an important industry in North Carolina. Christmas …

Learn more about our upcoming workshop for current and aspiring farmers on marketing!

Upcoming Workshop: Marketing for Farmers

Workshop Details Date: November 8th Time: 4 – 6 p.m. Location: N.C. Cooperative Extension – Lee County Center McSwain Center Extension Education and …

Land & Legacy Planning

The most recent United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Census shows that the average age of farmers continues to …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

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2024 Southeastern US Vegetable Crop Handbook

The Southeastern Vegetable Extension Workers Group (SEVEW) is proud to offer you the 25th edition …

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

Cool-season leafy greens face a different weed spectrum than warm-season crops. The presence of weeds …

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Weed Management in Lettuce

Weed competition in lettuce reduces both yield and head quality. This cool-season crop faces competition …

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Weed Management in Okra

Being related to cotton, okra can be a poor competitor with weeds, particularly early in …

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Weed Management in Broccoli, Cabbage, and Cauliflower

Keeping weeds out early in the season is very important for cole crops that are …

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Weed Management in Onions

Most commercial onions produced in North Carolina are seeded in the fall and harvested in …

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Introduction: Food Banks and Food Pantries

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, describes food banks and …

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