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November 2018 Agriculture Newsletter

See the latest Edgecombe County Ag newsletter, with information on the 2018 Farm-City Breakfast Celebration, Disaster Programs, the NC Farm …

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NCDA&CS Quarantine Guava Knot Nematode

NCDA&CS declares an internal quarantine for all North Carolina counties for the Guava knot nematode RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department …

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