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Hurricane Preparedness

A good rule of thumb with any potential disaster is to hope for the best, but plan for the …

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Mailing Food Gifts

Whether you are mailing Christmas goodies to your grandchildren in the next state or your soldier across the ocean, …

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Become a Master Gardener!

Applications will be accepted for the 2019 Dare County Master Gardener program beginning November 2018. Is there a fee? The cost …

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Contaminated Organic Insecticide Products

The attachments listed below provide important information on recently detected contamination of organic insecticide products containing azadirachtin. Some of …

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Chapter 14. Glossary

This publication contains a glossary of the terms used in The North Carolina Winegrape Grower's …

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Chapter 13. Appendix Contact Information

This publication contains contact information for the authors of The North Carolina Winegrape Grower's Guide.

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Chapter 12. Crop Prediction

Crop prediction or estimation is the process of projecting as accurately as possible the quantity …

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Chapter 11. Spring Frost Control

To grow more consistent crops and improve your cash flow in years with damaging frost …

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Chapter 10. Grapevine Water Relations and Vineyard Irrigation

Like other perennial plants, mature grapevines have extensive root systems and therefore, unlike shallow-rooted annual …

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Chapter 9. Vine Nutrition

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