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Cover photo for 2016 Horse Judging Course Offerings

2016 Horse Judging Course Offerings

NCSU and Extension Equine Husbandry are proud to offer two opportunities for individuals to improve and enhance their horse …

Cover photo for 2016 Communications Contest Results

2016 Communications Contest Results

Congratulations to all the youth that participated in the 2016 NC 4-H Horse Program Communications Contests which were held …

Cover photo for NSBA Boot Camp Being Held in NC

NSBA Boot Camp Being Held in NC

The National Snaffle Bit Association is holding a series of 3 “boot camps” across the United States and one …

Horse Judging Short Course flyer

NCSU Horse Judging Manual Sales

The 2019 NCSU Horse Judging Short Course Manual (24th edition) features 12 chapters and 310 pages of information that …

Cover photo for Candace Norman Service Award

Candace Norman Service Award

Applications are now being accepted for the 2016 Candace Norman Outstanding Service Award. Two winners, a youth and adult, …

Cover photo for 2016 Artistic Expression Contests

2016 Artistic Expression Contests

The NC 4-H Horse Program offers some awesome “horse-less” contests, including our Artistic Expression and Creative Writing events. Be …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

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Teaching From the Garden: Creating Transformative Learning Landscapes at Schools

This publication discusses learning opportunities and suggestions for planning, designing, and implementing school gardens.

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Figure 1: Muscadine grapes are a nutritious and tasty snack

Muscadine Grape: Family Activity Guide

Celebrating, learning and loving everything about muscadine grapes. This guide provides activities for families to …

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Septoria leaf spot on tomato leaf

Septoria Leaf Spot of Tomato

This factsheet covers the identification and control of septoria leaf spot of tomatoes.

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Western North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs

In western North Carolina, almost any type of vegetable or fruit can be successfully grown …

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Graph of H-2A positions certified in NC 2016-2021

The H-2A Visa Program in North Carolina

This factsheet shares some statistics about the H-2A visa program in North Carolina.

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Ergot Alkaloids

Part of the Guide to Mycotoxins Commonly Found in Animal Feeds, this factsheet provides information …

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Patulin

Part of the Guide to Mycotoxins Commonly Found in Animal Feeds, this factsheet provides information …

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PR Toxin

Part of the Guide to Mycotoxins Commonly Found in Animal Feeds, this factsheet provides information …

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