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Plastic Mulch Layer Demo Postponed

While the plastic mulch layer demonstration scheduled for Friday, March 20, 2020, has been postponed, the plastic mulch layer …

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March 2020 Horticulture News

March 2020 Horticulture News Franklin Friends of Horticulture The Extension Gardener Course is a series of eight gardening classes offered by …

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2020 Farmland Preservation Workshops

Farmland Preservation workshops being conducted throughout North Carolina. The North Carolina Agricultural Development and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund is hosting …

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February 2020 Green Industry News

Winter Glyphosate Applications to Bermudagrass Glyphosate applications to dormant bermudagrass in winter are excellent for general weed control. Many weeds, …

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February 2020 Horticulture News

February 2020 Horticulture News – N.C. Cooperative Extension, Franklin County Center Franklin Friends of Horticulture Franklin Friends of Horticulture is a home gardening …

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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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Good Agricultural Practices Fresh Produce Safety Plan for Field Practices

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Maximizing the Durability of Athletic Fields

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Baseball Field Layout and Construction

Knowing a few basics and having some appropriate tools is all that is necessary before …

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Zoysiagrass Lawn Maintenance Calendar

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Organic Lawn Care: A Guide to Organic Lawn Maintenance and Pest Management

This guide to lawn maintenance for North Carolina contains information on establishing a new lawn, …

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Claycolored leaf beetles

Claycolored Leaf Beetle

Claycolored leaf beetles are a sporadic pest in the landscape.

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Sustainable Practices for Plasticulture Strawberry Production in the Southeast

This publication will outline sustainable management practices that are appropriate for strawberry growers in the …

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Stem Blight of Blueberry

This Fruit Disease Information factsheet discusses blueberry stem blight, the primary disease limiting establishment of …