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Money Does Grow on Trees

Managing your forestland can be an excellent long-term investment. Over the years, income from managed timber stands has exceeded that …


Nickels for Know How Referendum

The Rowan County Nickels for Know-How Referendum will be held on Tuesday, November 1, 2016. Amy-Lynn Albertson, Rowan County …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

What is Solar?

This factsheet serves as an overview for North Carolinians interested in learning about the different …

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Using Web Marketplaces to Reach Untapped Markets

This publication explains how microentrepreneurs can use emerging web-based marketplaces to sell services, goods, and …

23 hours ago

Conducting a Bioassay For Herbicide Residues

General guidelines on how to conduct a bioassay for herbicide residues in soil

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14. Small Fruits

This small fruits chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook reviews selection, planting, and maintenance of …

North Carolina Women’s Success in Agritourism: Turning Challenges into Opportunities

This publication presents the results of interviews with women in agritourism across North Carolina. It …

2 weeks ago

Are Neighbors Benefiting from Wine Tourism Development? Perceptions from the North Carolina Piedmont Triad

This publication discusses how residents of the North Carolina Triad area perceive the benefits of …

2 weeks ago

Fig Culture in North Carolina

The fig is native to the Mediterranean Basin. You may already be familiar with some …

3 weeks ago

Understanding Climate, Planning, and Response Terms within the Forestry Context

New and existing professionals working in the realm of climate education, research, and outreach need …