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Frost Seeding Clover

Adding clover to pastures is a cost effective way to improve pasture forages and it is a cheap source …

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2022 Farm School

Cherokee and Graham County Centers have teamed together to offer a series of Farm School educational programs that will help farmers, homeowners, gardeners …

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Summer Fun & Learning With 4-H

This summer Cherokee County 4-H and Cherokee County 21st Century Community Learning Centers partnered to provide programs for the …

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Online 'Beginner' BEES School

The NC State University Apiculture Department is pleased to announce two options for online beekeeper training for new or beginning …

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Beef Conference Webinar

Improve your beef management skills from the comfort of your home or office. This webinar will offer something for …

Wood Retiring

Wood Retiring March 1

After serving Cherokee County citizens for the past 16 years as Agricultural Extension Agent, Keith Wood will be retiring …

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Soil Test Cost Update

Soil testing is one of the best ways to have a successful home lawn and garden. Soil samples are …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

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Reducing Drift and Odor With Wastewater Application

This publication addresses application techniques that affect drift and odor problems associated with wastewater application, …

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Market Lamb Showmanship

This publication offers information on youth showmanship of market lambs.

2022 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

This manual, updated every year, covers pesticide use and safety information, chemical application equipment, fertilizer …

9/8/22

Lambing and Kidding Cheat Sheet for Beginning Small Ruminant Producers

This guide is a simple reference for beginner sheep and goat producers experiencing the lambing …

9/8/22

Sheep and Goat Production for Small Farms in North Carolina

This guide provides an overview of sheep and goat production for small and beginning farmers …

Pastured Poultry For Small Farms in North Carolina

This guide provides an overview of pastured poultry production for small and beginning farmers in …

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Horse Flies and Deer Flies

This Entomology Insect Note discusses identifying horse and deer flies and how to control them.

Certification Training for Operators of Animal Waste Systems - Type B

This training program is designed to provide operators of animal waste management systems with the …

8/26/22