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2018 Southern Farm Show

The Caldwell Farm Bureau (http://www.ncfb.org/Counties/Caldwell) has chartered a bus for Caldwell farmers and residents to attend the show. The …

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Local Food- for Sale All Winter!

While it’s colder outside and our gardens have gotten sleepy or been put “to bed”, many local farmers still …

Soybean Rust Update

Asiatic Soybean Rust has been confirmed in more counties in the Gulf states than this early, in any previous …

Assessing Hail Damage on Soybeans

If half the original (before the hail) leaf area remains after the hail, the soybeans have a reasonable chance of …

Beekeeping School Announced

The Caldwell County Beekeepers Association will host a beekeeping course in March. This course is designed to teach beginning beekeepers …

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Modern Farming

Farming has always been part of the American culture. Even before European settlers arrived, the Indians were involved in …

Recent Publications related to Field Crops

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Evaluating Damage from Deer Feeding On North Carolina Cotton

This publication discusses the yield losses, delayed maturity, and management associated with damaged caused by …

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Resources

This chapter of the North Carolina Organic Grain Production Guide offers a list of resources …

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Potential for High Nitrate Levels in Drought-Stressed Corn Silage

This publication discusses elevated nitrate levels in drought-stressed corn silage, which can result in harm …

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Load-Area Method Spreader System

This publication explains the load-area method, one of the two methods in which semi-solid animal …

Weight-Area Method Spreader System

This publication explains the weight-area method, one of the two methods in which solid or …

A Guide to Price-Risk Management in Grain Marketing for North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia

This guide summarizes marketing options for grain and soybean growers and explains how to use …

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Image courtesy of Dr. Weimin Ye and NC Soybean Producers Board

Soybean Cyst Nematode

Soybean cyst nematode limits yields in every major soybean production region worldwide. This disease note …