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2020 Hemp Field Day Is Live!

9/14/2020 – We are happy to announce that the 2020 NC State University Virtual Hemp Field Day is now …

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Southeastern Vegetable Crop Handbook

Everything you need to know to successfully grow vegetables in the Southeast including: varieties, planting dates, fertilizer recommendations, cover …

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This factsheet covers several factors to consider when leasing farmland for solar farm purposes. Property …

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Selection and Mangement of Efficient Low Volume Irrigation System

North Carolina farmers grow crops on over 2 million acres of poorly drained soils. These …

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Pumping Plant Performance

This publication discusses the causes of poor irrigation system performance. Some of these causes can …

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Calibrating Soil-Water Measuring Devices

This publication provides a step-by-step description of how to use the gravimetric method to calibrate …

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Selection and Management of Efficient Low Volume Irrigation System

Low volume irrigation systems are normally used for fruits, vegetables, container nursery plants and in …

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Selection and Management of Efficient Hand-Move Solid Set and Permanent Irrigation System

Hand-move irrigation systems are normally used to irrigate small fields. Solid-set and permanent sprinkler irrigation …

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Selection and Management of Efficient Center-Pivot and Linear Move Irrigation Systems

The center pivot and linear-move type irrigation systems are usually the most practical system for …

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Figure 1. Schematic of layout for a cable tow traveler.

Selection and Management of Efficient Self-propelled Gun Traveler Irrigation System

The self-propelled gun type traveler system is usually the most practical system for irrigating irregular …

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