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NC Cotton Field Day Canceled

The NC Cotton Field Day, previously scheduled for this Thursday, September 13, 2018, has been canceled and will not …

Ban on Chlorpyrifos Sales

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to stop chlorpyrifos sales …

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Monitor Black Light Data

Monitoring black lights results affords the opportunity to evaluate key insect pest intensity and duration. With time, data can …

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14. Small Fruits

This small fruits chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook reviews selection, planting, and maintenance of …

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Gleaned Sweetpotatoes: Storage, Recipes, and Quick Facts

Do you have sweetpotatoes that have been gleaned that you plan on using or donating? …

6 days ago
Figure 1. Southwest damage on an Asian pear trunk

North Carolina Production Guide for Smaller Orchard Plantings

North Carolina’s climate and soils are well suited to grow many types tree fruits. This …

6 days ago

Nitrogen Fertilization of Switchgrass and Gamagrass: Dry Matter Yield and Nutritive Value

This bulletin publishes the results of two experiments—one with switchgrass and one with gamagrass—that address …

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Figure 1. Yellow nutsedge in sweetpotato.

Management of Yellow Nutsedge in Sweetpotato

This publication discusses the impacts of yellow nutsedge on sweetpotato crops and includes information on …

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Septoria spore production on underside of tomato leaf

Septoria Leaf Spot of Tomato

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

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Local Food Systems: Clarifying Current Research

This publication discusses the environmental, economic, health, and community benefits that local food systems provide …

11/14/18Local Foods
Triclopyr spray drift on rose one day after treatment.

Synthetic Auxins

This factsheet describes the symptoms of a synthetic auxin (SA) herbicide injury.