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That's not a Murder Hornet?

Some interesting questions came into the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Caldwell County Center this week, and I’d like to share three …

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Farm Transition Tactics

William Hamilton is a 15-year veteran dealing with farmland in North Carolina, specializing in a wide array of issues …

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Private V Pesticide Training Offered!

Date And Time Thursday, November 19, 2020 3–5 p.m. EST This online training provides 2 hours of V credits for Private Pesticide …

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Landowner Solar Leasing: Contract Terms Explained

This factsheet explains the contract terms likely to be found in a solar ground leases.

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What Is Solar?

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

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Asian Longhorned Tick

The Asian longhorned tick is an invasive tick spreading throughout the eastern US. A native …

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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 …

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The H-2A Visa Program in North Carolina

The H-2A visa program is growing rapidly in North Carolina. The number of positions certified …

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After the Flood: Inspect, Purge, and Disinfect Your Well

This factsheet offers instruction on what to do with your well after a flood.

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Terrestrial Flatworms, Land Planarians & Hammerhead Worms

This factsheet offers information on the identification and management of various flatworms that may be …

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Septic Systems and Their Maintenance

This factsheet tells homeowners how to recognize and prevent problems with home septic systems. How …

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