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August Horticulture News

NE North Carolina / SE Virginia Pumpkin Production Field Meeting August 22, 2019 4:30–7 p.m. Sandy Point Farms – 31190 Statesville Rd., …

Changes to GAP Billing Policy

For any growers completing voluntary USDA GAP audits in 2019, there is a new USDA billing policy. Growers will …

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Innovative Women in Ag Program

This innovative program will be offered March 22-23, 2019,12:30 p.m., at 1175 Kingsboro Rd., Rocky Mount. Join us for this new …

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Industrial Hemp and the Farm Bill

NEWS RELEASE January 24, 2019 Charles Mitchell | 919-496-3344, charles_mitchell@ncsu.edu Director, N.C. Cooperative Extension of Franklin County Industrial Hemp and the Farm Bill Growers still …

How Extension Works

N.C. Cooperative Extension helps create prosperity for NC through programs and partnerships focused on agriculture and food, health and …

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Plastic Mulch Layer Demonstration

A Plastic Mulch Layer is now available for rent to residents of Franklin, Warren, Granville, and Vance counties through …

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Conservation Reserve Program Signup

WASHINGTON — Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Richard Fordyce reminded producers today that the deadline to sign up for …

Recent Publications related to Specialty Crops

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Southern Stem Blight of Strawberry

The symptoms and treatment techniques of southern stem blight in strawberries are discussed in this …

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Phytoplasma of Strawberry

This publication offers information on phytoplasmas, organisms that multiply in the phloem of strawberry plants …

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Leather Rot of Strawberry

Leather rot, though occurring rarely in North Carolina, can cause substantial losses of fruit yield. …

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Leaf Scorch of Strawberry

This factsheet covers leaf scorch, a fungus that weakens strawberry leaves and plants.

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Gray Mold / Crown Rot of Strawberry

This factsheet describes the signs and symptoms, as well as control, of Botrytis crown rot …

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Common Leafspot of Strawberry

Common leaf spot of strawberries is described.

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Black Root Rot of Strawberry

Black root rot is caused by a complex of pathogens. These pathogens cause damage to …

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Anthracnose Crown Rot of Strawberry

Anthracnose crown rot is caused by the pathogen Colletotrichum gloeosporioides. This disease can cause significant …

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