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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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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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2020 Paraquat Requirements

New Paraquat Requirements – Updated January 2020 • New labeling of paraquat products requires that any person, prior to using …

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Field Crop News for February 2020

Upcoming Programs and Training INDUSTRIAL HEMP MEETING February 6, 4 p.m., Warren County Armory Civic Center. The latest updates on industrial …

Farming While Disabled

We are all born with certain abilities and limitations. I am fairly physically active but being the slender gentleman …

Grant Opportunity for Family Farms!

NC AgVentures Farmer Grant Program NC AgVentures is an Extension program that provides grants to NC independent family farms for …

Recent Publications related to Field Crops

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Three-Cornered Alfalfa Hopper in Soybean

This soybean insect factsheet describes the biology, damage, and control of the three-cornered alfalfa hopper, …

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Soybean Looper in Soybean

This soybean insect factsheet describes the biology, damage, and management of soybean loopers, a pest …

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Velvetbean Caterpillar in Soybean

This soybean insect factsheet describes the biology, damage, and control of the velvetbean caterpillar, a …

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Stink Bug in Soybean

This soybean insect factsheet describes the biology, damage, and control of stink bugs in soybeans …

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Soybean Aphid in Soybean

This soybean insect factsheet describes the biology, damage, and control of the soybean aphid, a …

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Kudzu Bug

This soybean insect factsheet describes the biology, damage, and control of the kudzu bug, a …

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Grasshoppers and Crickets in Soybean

This soybean insect factsheet describes the biology, damage, and control of grasshoppers and crickets, a …

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Grape Colaspis in Soybean

This soybean insect factsheet describes the biology, damage, and control of grape colaspis, a beetle …