• Earlier in the spring, a strong El Nino was predicted in the equatorial Pacific, which would bring drought relief to much of...Earlier in the spring, a strong El Nino was predicted in the equatorial Pacific, which would bring drought relief to much of...
  • If there ever was a million dollar rain for tobacco in central North Carolina, it’s happened.  Don Nicholson, Area Agronomist, North Carolina...If there ever was a million dollar rain for tobacco in central North Carolina, it’s happened.  Don Nicholson, Area Agronomist, North Carolina...
  • South Carolina’s corn crop started the season with a lot of promise, but since has had its fair share of trials and...South Carolina’s corn crop started the season with a lot of promise, but since has had its fair share of trials and...
  • The General Assembly has made some changes in their tax exemption policy that will affect ag producers. North Carolina Ag Commissioner Steve...The General Assembly has made some changes in their tax exemption policy that will affect ag producers. North Carolina Ag Commissioner Steve...
  • Two field days have been announced for Thursday, August 14 at the Upper Coastal Plain Research Station near Rocky Mount.  The first...Two field days have been announced for Thursday, August 14 at the Upper Coastal Plain Research Station near Rocky Mount.  The first...

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Aug
5
Tue
all-day Clemson Turfgrass Field Day @ Owen Pavilion
Clemson Turfgrass Field Day @ Owen Pavilion
Aug 5 all-day
The turfgrass faculty at Clemson will hold its annual turfgrass field day on August 5, 2014. Research plots, field demonstrations, posters, and interaction with [...]
Aug
6
Wed
7:00 am 2014 Blackland Farm Managers Tour @ Tidewater Research Station Plymouth, N.C.
2014 Blackland Farm Managers Tour @ Tidewater Research Station Plymouth, N.C.
Aug 6 @ 7:00 am – 3:00 pm
The Blackland Farm Managers Association, the Cooperative Extension Offices in Beaufort, Hyde, Washington, and Tyrrell Counties, and The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer [...]
Aug
14
Thu
8:30 am 2014 North Carolina Sorghum Field Day @ Fountain Farm Upper Coastal Plain Research Station Rocky Mount, NC
2014 North Carolina Sorghum Fiel… @ Fountain Farm Upper Coastal Plain Research Station Rocky Mount, NC
Aug 14 @ 8:30 am – 2:00 pm
Schedule of Activities 8:30 a.m. Registration 9:00 a.m. Weed Control and Row Spacing – Dr. Wes Everman, NCSU 9:30 a.m. Sorghum Varieties: Full Season and [...]

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