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Wheat meeting

Wheat Production Meeting

The wheat production meeting will be on Thursday, August 22, 2019, starting at 6 p.m. with a sponsored dinner. …

Cover photo for 2019 Pasquotank Corn Variety Trial

2019 Pasquotank Corn Variety Trial

The County Centers of Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Gates, Pasquotank, and Perquimans of the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service cooperate …

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Mid-Season Wheat Production Meeting

The North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Pasquotank County Center is conducting a mid-season wheat production meeting on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, …

Industrial Hemp

Industrial Hemp Production Meeting

The North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Pasquotank County Center is conducting an industrial hemp meeting on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, from …

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2019 Albemarle Area Landscape School

Everyone enjoys beautiful residential and commercial lawns and landscapes. Extension plays a part in that via the educational programs …

2019 Producer Meeting List

If you plan to attend any of these classes please call 252-338-3954 to register. 2019 Pasquotank Producer Winter Meeting …

2019 Field Crops Newsletters

Below are the 2019 field crops newsletters from Al Wood. If you have any questions please contact him at …

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ServSafe Certification Class

A ServSafe course will be held at the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Pasquotank County Center, located at 1209 McPherson Street, Elizabeth …

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Land Application of Municipal Sludge: Advantages and Concerns

This factsheet explains how proper land application of municipal biosolids can protect public health and …

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Devrinol (napropamide)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of Devrinol (napropamide).

Starch iodine staining pattern used to determine apple maturity.

Maximizing Your SmartFresh℠ Investments

SmartFresh℠ (1-methylcyclopropene, MCP) is a relatively new tool for postharvest management of apples. In 2002, …

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Cool and Ship: A Low-Cost, Portable Forced-Air Cooling Unit

This publication gives instruction for building and using an inexpensive postharvest cooling system. The cool …

Figure 1. The effects of temperature on the growth of Monolinia

Chlorination and Postharvest Disease Control

At present, chlorination is one of the few chemical options available to help manage postharvest …

Figure 1. Liquid icing single cartons of produce.

Crushed and Liquid Ice Cooling

This publication is intended to help growers, packers, and shippers of fresh produce make informed …

Figure 1. Typical conventional hydrocooler.

Hydrocooling

This publication is intended to help growers, packers, and shippers of fresh produce make informed …

Figure 1. Cooling time for various airflow rates.

Forced-Air Cooling

This publication covers the characteristics and benefits of forced-air cooling to cool fresh produce to …