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Commercial Horticulture, Nursery & Turf

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Green Industry News

Join us for these networking and educational opportunities! 22nd Annual Eastern North Carolina Landscape Conference & Trade Show Tuesday, February 4, …

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Where Farm and City Meet

By: Pat Walker, Franklin County Farmers Market Manager On our great big wonderful planet there are many wonders. The farm …

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Plant Spring-Flowering Bulbs

If you’re out in the garden this fall consider planting some spring-blooming bulbs. A bulb is a modified stem …

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October 2019 Horticulture News

Fall is for Planting A gardener’s biggest challenge when planting trees and shrubs in this part of North Carolina is …

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Women in Ag - November 2019 News

November Meetings Monday, Nov. 18 – A “Brainstorming” meeting will be at Johnny Bull’s restaurant in Louisburg from 12 noon …

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September Horticulture News

Save the Date! Southeast Strawberry Expo November 6-8, 2019 Location: Hilton Raleigh – North Hills Annual meeting with educational breakout sessions, networking opportunities, and …

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Nematodes in Turf

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Nematodes in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of nematodes in turfgrasses.

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Insect and Related Pests of Vegetables

This publication includes a key to identifying insects that can affect vegetable production. Asparagus, beans …

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Insect and Related Pests of Shrubs

This publications contains detailed drawings and descriptions to aid in identifying pests and insects of …

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Good Agricultural Practices Fresh Produce Safety Plan for Field Practices

This document was developed in workshops with North Carolina growers to provide a framework for …

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Cutworms in Strawberries

This factsheet describes the biology and management of cutworms in strawberries.

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Zoysiagrass Mites

This publication discusses the biology and control of zoysiagrass mites, occasional pests of turfgrass in …

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Freehand (dimethenamid-p + pendimethalin)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of Freehand (dimethenamid-p + pendimethalin).