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North Carolina Field Reports: Rains Slow Harvest, Freeze Hits Soybeans

North Carolina Field Reports: Rains Slow Harvest, Freeze Hits Soybeans

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 13, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 12, 2017. Extension Comments Stanley Holloway – Yancey County Extension  Weather conditions for the week started off warm but cooled considerably late week. Light rain and drizzle much of the week

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Mississippi: Resolve to Recycle Christmas Trees

👤By Jessica Tegt, Wildlife Extension Professor, Mississippi State University 🕔Jan 9, 2015

According to the National Christmas Tree Association, American consumers purchase nearly 30 million real trees annually from one of more than 15,000 Christmas tree farms. Real-tree enthusiasts cite three main reasons for their yearly choice: tradition, fresh pine scent and

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Arkansas: Christmas Tree Farms and Acres on the Decline

Arkansas: Christmas Tree Farms and Acres on the Decline

👤By Mary Hightower, Director of Communications, University of Arkansas Extension 🕔Dec 1, 2014

Arkansas Christmas tree farms are fading away according to the latest Census of Agriculture.  A sharp decline from 59 growers in 2007 to 29 in 2012 is also reflected by a fall from 562 acres in 2007 to 227 acres in 2012.   Oregon

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