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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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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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Zoysiagrass Lawn Maintenance Calendar

This publication for homeowners and landscapers describes how to mow, fertilize, irrigate, and control weeds …

Fuerte (flumioxazin + prodiamine)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of Fuerte (fumioxazin + prodiamine).

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North Carolina Basil Production Guide

This publication specifically discusses fresh-market basil, examining the selection, production, harvesting and marketing of the …

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Ginseng Production Guide for North Carolina

This publication discusses the best techniques for growing quality ginseng. It includes descriptions and stages …

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2015 Turfgrass Pest Management Manual

This guide is designed to help turf managers identify the major turfgrass pests found in …

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Cucurbit downy mildew on cucumber

Cucurbit Downy Mildew

This vegetable pathology factsheet describes the identification and treatment of cucurbit downy mildew.

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Hop Downy Mildew

This vegetable pathology factsheet describes the identification and treatment of hop downy mildew.

Basil downy mildew

Basil Downy Mildew

This vegetable pathology factsheet describes the identification and treatment of basil downy mildew.