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Nickels for Know-How Referendum

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Annual Grasses Preserved as Silage: Fermentation Characteristics, Nutritive Value, and Quality

This bulletin brings together 13 independent experiments that address aspects of fermentation, nutritive value, and …

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This factsheet describes the process of making vinegar.

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Producing and Marketing Strawberries for Direct Market Operations

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Cumberland County Forestry Impacts 2016

This factsheet, part of a series on forestry impacts in North Carolina, offers information specific …

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This publication discusses research on under trellis cover crops at a North Carolina commercial vineyard …

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Collard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening Handbook

Community gardens have been part of the American landscape since the mid-1700s. Today, community gardens …

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Silages of Native Switchgrass and Gamagrass: Fermentation Characteristics, Nutritive Value, and Quality

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